Discussion of large systems

woodelf bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Wed Nov 1 14:31:35 CST 2006


Richard wrote:
  > I believe the example uses 6, but as mentioned the algorithm is
> generalized to an arbitrary number of tape drives.  Personally I think
> to do it Hollywood style, you'd need at least 6 drives and it would be
> even more impressive if you could get something like 12 drives all in
> a row grinding away on it.
Well a DEC TAPE I remember from the British TV series "Connections".
That is Small Iron at work. :(




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