[rescue] Apple WWDC Summary, Cube Computers

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Jun 25 11:31:31 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at 09:03 AM, Patrick Giagnocavo 
+1.717.201.3366 wrote:
>>> I think the sound of several Fujitsu 5.25 full height, 1GB drives
>>> would beat all of them.
>> Pahh. That's a toy. I have a 9" 1 GB SMD disk on my PDP-11/73. It 
>> sucks
>> more power then the machine (250..300 W) and you can feel the 
>> vibrations
>> from the moving heads in your feet if the drive is on the flor. Not to
>> mention the sound...
> Just 9 inches?
> Going back almost 10 years, I had a big old Sun3/260 in rackmount with
> the Fujitsu Eagle 14 inch SMD drives.  I loved flipping the big "write
> protect" switch on the front then typing "touch filename" - the
> console would pop up an error message.

   Fuji Eagles are 10.5" drives.  (sorry)


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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