[rescue] Re: Drive Reliability (was SCSI drive for sale at buy.com)
Frank Van Damme
frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Fri May 16 16:42:08 CDT 2003
On Friday 16 May 2003 22:59, Dave McGuire wrote:
> > I never hoped to meet people who could remember stuff about "30 meg
> > old"
> > drives, type numbers, what standards they comply to and god DAMD
> > GEOMETRY
> > settings!
> > I did fear it though :-D
> Oh shit, that's nothing...You must be a young'n! Would you like to
> hear about the DEC RK05, which was a 2.5MB removable 14" cartridge hard
> drive introduced in the early 1970s? ;)
STOOOOPPP it old chaps! The smallest hd in this room is 20 megs and has never
worked (that was the day I bought some computer stuff by the kilo...) . I
never tasted the priviledge of seeing the brothers of rms' halo working ;)
Frank Van Damme http://www.openstandaarden.be
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