Seagate to Purchase Maxtor
Peter C. Wallace
pcw at mesanet.com
Fri Dec 23 14:05:34 CST 2005
On Fri, 23 Dec 2005, Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> On Friday 23 December 2005 01:19 pm, William Donzelli wrote:
>>> Somewhere in my storage unit I have service data for one of those, is
>>> anybody interested in that enough to make it worth my while to dig it
>>> out? No promises as to when, but...
>> Of course! Start diggin'...
>> If it is for an IBM 2311 or 3330, dig fast.
> Not IBM. Control Data, maybe? For some reason "Model 40" comes to mind.
> It's a weird format, very large pages, 11 inches is the _shorter_
Singer? ISTR that Singer had a model 40 drive (14 in disk pack) in their
system 10. Possibly using rotary transformer servo like Diablo Systems...
> I also remember running across a terminator for one of those, too.
> Member of the toughest, meanest, deadliest, most unrelenting -- and
> ablest -- form of life in this section of space, a critter that can
> be killed but can't be tamed. --Robert A. Heinlein, "The Puppet Masters"
> Information is more dangerous than cannon to a society ruled by lies. --James
> M Dakin
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