page fault:Porting Unix to the 386: Designing the Software Specification
This, the first article, is the first published mention of 386BSD. By this time, the project had been operational for 18 months, and William Jolitz was at Berkeley working on the Net/2 release.
Catching potentially restartable 386 processor faults with 386BSD.Porting Unix to the 386: The Standalone System
This article, last of the original three done altogether in 1990, on getting the critical pieces functioning independantly that we needed to do the port. Once these we obtained, the kernel was inevitable.Page Fault Handling
We coded trap handlers and simulated read and write faults to test out page faults with our processor support code. On a 2MB machine, we knew we'd get 1,000's.