Vitek & Alcyon Regulus info (early 68k UNIX)
derschjo at mail.msu.edu
Tue Dec 29 02:35:23 CST 2009
Al Kossow wrote:
> On 12/28/09 12:10 PM, Josh Dersch wrote:
>> It appears to be running an early UNIX variant called Regulus (5.2.2,
>> dated 7/31/86) by a company called Alcyon. I can't find much more
>> information on the 'net other than the fact that it existed.
> It is a UNIX clone. Alcyon is also known for producing the C compiler
> used in developing CP/M 68K. I'll check the CHM archives. Another
> sent some Alcyon software, but I've not had time to look at it.
Cool, let me know if you do find anything related...
I've imaged the two drives, they're up at
http://yahozna.dyndns.org/computers/vitek. Just in the nick of time
too, drive 0 started flaking out this evening and now fails to come
ready most of the time. They're both Quantum ProDrive 40S drives.
Still no idea if it uses a standard early UNIX filesystem or not, but
I'm going to spend some time with the images and see what I can figure
It's odd that a machine with hardware dated from 1990-91 is built around
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