What are these for? 24 Mb disks

From: Patrick Finnegan <pat_at_computer-refuge.org>
Date: Wed Jan 7 17:17:17 2004

On Wednesday 07 January 2004 15:42, Joe wrote:
> Another of today's finds. Two "Verbatim 24Mb High Capacity Flexible
> Disk Servowritten and Verified 78 Sectors per Track 666 TPI". These
> have a hard plastic shell with a shutter. I thought at first they
> were MO disks but they're thinner plus the capacity is a lot less. I
> haven't figured out how to release the shutter so I don't know what
> the media looks like. One disk is label "Restricted Rights Encore
> Computer Corporation". It used to have somehting typed on the label
> but it's all faded now and it's too faint to read.
> I've never seen these before. Does anyone know any more about them?
> Joe

Encore used to make terminal servers - called 'Annex' - which seem to be
impossible to find boot images for. If you can find a way to read
that disk, it probably has drivers if it's still intact. It'd be
useful to me, amoung others I'm sure.

Purdue University ITAP/RCS
Information Technology at Purdue
Research Computing and Storage
Received on Wed Jan 07 2004 - 17:17:17 GMT

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