Micro$oft Biz'droid Lusers (was: OT email response format)

From: Sridhar the POWERful <vance_at_ikickass.org>
Date: Wed Apr 24 18:57:42 2002

On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, Tony Duell wrote:

> > Where was the mass storage interface of a 360 physically located? The
> > disk drives were NOT in the same box as the CPU.
> The original configuration of the PDP11/45 I now own was an RK03 (I
> don't think the RK05 had been released at that point!) with an RK11-C
> controller. The RK11-C was 4 rows of flip-chip boards that mounted
> separately in the rack -- it didn't fit into the CPU box. So
> presumably this PDP11/45 was intended as a toy. THis is nothing short
> of amazing!

How about an S/390. There's racks and racks of disk. They wouldn't come
anywhere near close to fitting in the CPU cabinet. The *disk controller*
is a *double 27" rack* full of hardware. I *know* an S/390 wasn't meant
as a toy.

Peace... Sridhar
Received on Wed Apr 24 2002 - 18:57:42 BST

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