Re: [midatlanticretro] Larger Disks
- On 08/05/2013 12:54 PM, David Riley wrote:
> We could get a lot done with RL02s, which is handy because they'reI can help with that. I keep an 11/83 system set up with 2.11BSD and
> easily swappable. It would actually make a great demo, and the rack
> that the 11/44 is in already has the RL01/02 cable "plumbed"; we'd
> probably just need to replace one of the drives with it or put a side
> rack full of drives like it was presumably already set up before it
> came to MARCH. MARCH has lots of RL02 media, we'd just need someone
> to image a few.
an RL02 drive. I FTP images over to it, and write them with dd.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, tedheadster <whiteheadm@...> wrote:
>Did you check the MARCH Infoage basement area? There used to be a lot of stuff there including some DEC boards and I believe some drives (DEC and non-DEC). I seem to recall some non DEC brand drives among MARCH's collection, that may happen to be DEC-usable.
> Has anybody noticed any larger (for their era) DEC disks in our possession?
> David and I did an inventory and they're mostly small ones. The largest I
> think we found were:
> RA60 : 205 MiB (no known disk pack)
> RA80 : 120 MiB
> RA81 : 456 MiB (made a bad noise when powered on I think?)
> Everything else we noted (RK05/RL01/RL02) were 10 MiB or smaller. Does
> anybody know if we missed something (maybe Fujitsu Eagles?) or can donate
> something largish?
> - Matthew W