cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Nov 20 14:23:09 CST 2007
> > > 3) What happens if you copy a -2G file to an otherwise almost full disk?
On Tue, 20 Nov 2007, Brian L. Stuart wrote:
> It gets you another 2 gig of space, of course. This is the
> little secret of drive manufacturers. For the chip guys,
> it's the magic smoke. For the drive guys, they have the
> fabulous increases in capacity by copying files of negative
> size. They just want us to think it's a lot of hard work
> devising new ways of packing magnetic domains tighter.
> (Just in case the tounge-in-cheek nature fails to get
> throught: :-)
But, what is the resistor color code for negative ohms?
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