[rescue] Re: Drive Reliability (was SCSI drive for sale at buy.com)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri May 16 17:26:09 CDT 2003

On Friday, May 16, 2003, at 05:42 PM, Frank Van Damme 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
>>> 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 ;)

   Ha, I'm not farting dust yet, I'm 34.  I just fancy myself a bit of a 

   "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."


Dave McGuire                "They live deeply, these vagabonds."
St. Petersburg, FL                            -Goro

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