[rescue] Removable boot...was: What to do with those USB "pen" drives...

N.Miller vraptor at promessage.com
Sun Aug 10 12:01:12 CDT 2003

On Friday, August 8, 2003, at 09:23 PM, Mike Hebel wrote:
> Hell, with the right system/motherboard bios you can probably run the 
> system entirely off of a non-parallel Zip drive. (0)  It would be 
> slower than normal but it would run.  You figure 2:1 (best case) 
> compression on the Zip-disk and you get approximately 180meg which 
> would make a nice simple NetBSD system.  Why you would want to do it 
> that way would be another matter entirely.

Cisco built a MicroWeb server around a SCSI Zip drive.


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