From: Don Maslin <>
Date: Fri Feb 16 18:22:09 2001

On Fri, 16 Feb 2001, Joe wrote:

> From what I can tell, the Corvus was an external hard drive that
> connected to a number of machines over some kind of network. I never used
> the Corvus stuff but I think it must have been relatively common at one
> time. I've seen a number of Corvus cards floating around. I've also seen
> one or two of the drives. I had/have some Corvus PCs cards and I did know
> where there were a couple of thin manuals for it.
> Joe

The DEC Rainbow - and likely some others - was used with the Corvus hard
drive. I have a file of utilities that came from one.

                                                 - don

> At 06:45 AM 2/16/01 +0100, you wrote:
> >While going through the manuals for a Stride 460 last night, I finally
> >discovered what the LAN port was for - Omninet (Corvus). I know of exactly
> one
> >other machine with Omninet- the Research Machines Nimbus. Was this network
> >widespread once? What kind of topology did it employ? Are there NICs for any
> >other computers, perhaps even PCs? Any information is welcome.
> >
> >--
> >En ligne avec Thor 2.6.
> >
> >The object of this game is to take an ordinary guy and make him into a Pimp
> >Master. You start off in your home town.You'll gradually build up cash and
> >prostitutes,until you wipe out the other pimps in town. Then,it's time to
> move
> >on to another,bigger city,and do the same.
> > Pimpin' ain't easy, upcoming game from Delsyd Software
> >
> >
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