Data General AOS Operating System

Data General wrote operating systems for its hardware: DOS and RDOS for the 16-bit Nova line; RDOS and AOS for the 16-bit Eclipse C, M and S lines; AOS/VS (1980) and later AOS/VS II (1988), AOS/RT32 (1988) for the 32-bit Eclipse MV line.

"The AOS software was far more advanced than competing PDP-11 operating systems. 16-bit AOS applications ran natively under AOS/VS and AOS/VS II on the 32-bit Eclipse MV line. AOS/VS was the most commonly used DG software product, and included a command-line interpreter (CLI) allowing for complex scripting, DUMP/LOAD, and other custom components."

16 page illustrated promotional brochure

Date : 1980

Creator : Data General

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