Diablo 30 disks and failure

Peter C. Wallace pcw at mesanet.com
Mon Sep 20 20:30:39 CDT 2010

> The ITS ("eye" "tee" "ess", never "it's") operating system for the PDP-10
> also has a filesystem component called the scavenger, and there's unlikely
> to be much influence between that and the Alto/PERQ.  It's kind of an
> obvious name, isn't it?
> Rich Alderson
> Vintage Computing Sr. Server Engineer
> Vulcan, Inc.
> 505 5th Avenue S, Suite 900
> Seattle, WA 98104
> mailto:RichA at vulcan.com
> mailto:RichA at LivingComputerMuseum.org
> http://www.PDPplanet.org/
> http://www.LivingComputerMuseum.org/

Didn't the Perq scavenger have a vulture cursor? I vaguely remember that.
(I did our first data sheets on he Perq with Metaform, printed on a Xerox 
2700? laser printer)

Peter Wallace

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