cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/fdcontrol fdcontrol.8
wkb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Wed Feb 25 11:28:41 PST 2004
On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 07:34:26PM +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <20040225181946.GA18703 at freebie.xs4all.nl>, Wilko Bulte writes:
> >> PS: If anybody has a manual for the Y-E data YD174 8" drive I'd
> >> love to get a scan or copy.
> >Too modern.. 8" 128KB (IIRC) DEC RX01 are the way forward :-P
> Well, the objective is to read all sorts of formats, not to demostrate
> the second law of thermodynamics.
But it sure could rotate disks full of sand using its 115V AC motor. :)
It needed to, as the PDP that used it was the control CPU for a
concrete mixing factory. I just vacumed out all of the sand and cement
dust, stuck new media in and it ran. Now *that* is NonStop hardware
'nuf said, back to more productive/modern topics.
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
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