[rescue] Re: Help IDing Old Drive

Tim Kirby trk at kirbys.org
Fri Mar 19 18:43:41 CST 2004

> Mark T. Valites wrote:
>> A CS professor here dug up an old drive from his garage and was wondering
>> how much capacity the thing might have.
> ...
>> http://www.valites.net/gallery/Offices/aao
> ...
>> Any guesses?

John Honniball replied:
> We used disk packs like that on a Prime P750 back in the early 1980s.
> They held 300Mb per pack.

Actually I think that may be the previous generation; it rather looks like
a 100Mb (maybe 60Mb formatted). There were difference in appearance -
perhaps more recognizable if you actually worked with both. Such wasted

Tim Kirby                   trk at kirbys.org

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