From: Iggy Drougge <optimus_at_canit.se>
Date: Wed Mar 28 23:20:38 2001

Tony Duell skrev:

>> >Well, put it this way : Most of my computers are not PC-clones.
>> But they use PC drives?

>No, IBM PCs just happen to use the same drives as the rest of the world
>-- i.e. most of the other computers I have here. Many of said computers
>were designed long before the IBM PC.


Oops, I forgot I was using such drives, too. Is that what Shugart defines?

>> silly connectors and formats. OTOH, when it comes to Big Blue, I wish they
>> would get off their high horse and face the stark reality of not being the
>> ones setting standards in the PC world any more. IBM have made an AUI
>> connector of their own, too, as well as proprietary SCSI connectors.

>Which is the IBM proprietary SCSI connector? If you are thinking of the
>DD50 (used on the RS6000?) then it's actually a _standard_ connector
>specified in the SCSI standards. It was used by many other manufacturers
>(Sun, ICL, to name but 2).

What is a DD50? I'm thinking of the connector used on PS/2s, which looks like
a small Centronics connector.

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