Handheld VAX and System/370.
andy at smokebelch.org
Tue Sep 18 02:23:06 CDT 2007
On Mon, 17 Sep 2007, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>> Just wish the thing had a CF slot and thus could take a Microdrive, in
>> order that I wouldn't have to worry about frequent writes to flash storage.
>> Speaking of which does anyone know if VMS can live without page and swap
>> files? Somehow it doesn't seem likely... Trying to work out how I could
>> make it do as little writes as possible to the FS, e.g. by disabling opcom,
>> auditing and so on. And is there a 'noatime' mount option equivalent for
> Wasn't there someone making an outboard adapter for SD that holds a CF? I
> have something similar that holds a CF and plugs into a SmartMedia slot.
I see... I'll look out for one. Also been thinking that since there is a
hack for the N800 to enable USB host mode I could get a USB->CF adapter
and Microdrive, and build them into a tiny case with a rechargeable
battery. The N800 wouldn't supply USB power.
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