A Guide to ITS Operations: Useful Spells and Incantations
Author(s)Stacy, Christopher C.
It is said that it is not wise to dabble in the Arts without care and caution, for the spell is at once subtle and dangerous: Look herein! For if you read carefully and closely, you can incant a Word of Magic, and the system might be revived. This working paper describes crash recovery procedures for a DEC KA-10 computer running ITS, the Incompatible Timesharing System. It is intended for people not intimately familiar with the system internals who need to handle emergency operation program when a system maintaner is not available.
MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Working Papers, WP-227