MV-III CPU vs RD53 drives

From: Peter C. Wallace <>
Date: Wed Jan 2 19:16:54 2002

On Wed, 2 Jan 2002, Zane H. Healy wrote:

> > Actually a _working_ RD53 ought to be worth quite a bit since they are
> > so rare ;-)
> >
> > Peter Wallace
> >
> True, but unless you *MUST* use them, and there are reasons why some people
> must use them, do you really want to trust *YOUR* data to one? I'm sure not
> about to trust my data to one. Shoot, my free time is to valuable to use one
> in a system where I'm just playing around with the OS!
> Zane

It was a joke...

I recently went through a box of about 6 RD53s, trying to find one to fix
one gone bad in a Xerox Daybreak, a few worked for a while and then went
bad as they all seem to. I ended up tossing all of them, and using Seagate
ST4096 instead -- still running (crosses fingers..)

Peter Wallace
Received on Wed Jan 02 2002 - 19:16:54 GMT

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