Very cool man! Please keep going, this is so interesting
Perhaps you could speak to the folks who run Atari unix.com, like tenox. They have a lot of unix experience at least and could maybe help you.
Falcon ct63e 060 - 256mb ram - phantom bus and dsp accel // Atari TT - Thunder and Storm IDE 64mb ram - SCSI2SD - ET4000 vme graphics