Joshua D Boyd
jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Sat Apr 27 14:16:24 CDT 2002
On Sat, Apr 27, 2002 at 02:32:49PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On April 27, Scott Newell wrote:
> > Another goofy memory idea: take a box the size of a cdrom, fill it with
> > the biggest, cheapest ram you can find, stick an IDE/SCSI interface on it.
> > Maybe even run some kind of low power battery backup/refresh circuit so
> > that the sucker is nonvolatile. I'll bet you could physically fit several
> > GB, and it would be one _fast_ drive.
> I have a SCSI ramdisk sitting around somewhere. It's got a 68020
> and a bunch of 30-pin SIMM sockets on it. I think it goes up to 64MB
> or so.
How hard is it to build a device that reads from and writes to 72pin sims?
Build a device that has 32 sockets and recognizes 32 meg unit connected
to ultra wide scsi. That would make a cool gimp swap area.
I really need to get into electronic design more.
Joshua D. Boyd
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