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From: Huw Davies <>
Date: Fri Jan 8 00:54:48 1999

At 09:26 PM 07-01-99 -0600, Paul Thompson wrote:

>It booted from 5 1/4 floppies (at least mine did) and ran a OS dedicated
>to serving disks to the VAX cluster. Like a larger/higher bandwith
>multiple device version of DEC's DSSI disks.

Well actually the DSSI disks are the slower cheaper nastier version of the
HSC type disk controller. HSCs are no longer current hardware but the HSJ
replacements really know how to get data to and from SCSI disk in a real

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