Corvus (was Fortune Systems)
aek at bitsavers.org
Sun Nov 13 11:08:37 CST 2005
A Corvus _Unix_ box? What was the model designation for this beast? I
have a Corvus Concept 68k with shelves full of manuals and lots of
software. None of it seems to be Unix-y.
Do you have the service manual for the Corvus Omnidrive?
I've been trying to find that for the bitsavers archive for a
Corvus took the basic Concept hardware and added a SUN-style MMU
to the memory board and tried to sell it with Unisoft Unix as a
first try at a Unix computer. This machine didn't have a bitmapped
There were several iterations of the design (Frank McConnell may
remember all of them). The two that probably sold the most were
to Valid Systems as the SCALDstation, and to Unisys.
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