Find of the day

From: Dave McGuire <>
Date: Wed Sep 15 20:18:00 1999

On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, wrote:
>Which if the drives that Dave mentioned is considered reliable?
>(repeated below)
> RD50 5mb Seagate ST506
> RD51 10mb Seagate ST412
> RD52 35mb Quantum Q540
> RD53 71mb Micropolis 1325
> RD54 159mb Maxtor XT-2190
> RD31 21mb Seagate ST225
> RD32 42mb Seagate ST251

  I'd say the RD52 is probably the *most* reliable, but it's pretty small. I
use them a lot on PDP11 systems where OSs tend to be much more compact. I've
had reasonably good luck with RD54s, though they're a bit harder to find.
You'll be able to find one of those if you hunt around a bit.

                 -Dave McGuire
Received on Wed Sep 15 1999 - 20:18:00 BST

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