Roscoe is an operating system implemented at the University of Wisconsin that allows a network of microcomputers to cooperate to provide a general-purpose computing facility. After presenting an overview of the structure of Roscoe, this paper reports on experience with Roscoe and presents several problems currently being investigated by the Roscoe project.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 7th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles, SOSP 1979|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - Dec 10 1979|
|Event||7th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles, SOSP 1979 - Pacific Grove, United States|
Duration: Dec 10 1979 → Dec 12 1979
|Name||Proceedings of the 7th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles, SOSP 1979|
|Conference||7th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles, SOSP 1979|
|Period||12/10/79 → 12/12/79|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
The current Roscoe implementation runs on five Digital Equipment Corporation LSI-11 computers.** Each has 28K words of memory, a programmable clock, extended instruction set, a bit-serial line (intended for a terminal), and word-parallel lines to one or **This equipment was purchased with funds from National Science Foundation Research Grant #MCS77-08968.
*This research was supported in part by the United States Army under contract #DAAG29-75-C-0024.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Computational Theory and Mathematics
- Computer Science Applications