Thoughts -> Re: classiccmp server

From: Doc Shipley <>
Date: Tue Oct 5 11:47:19 2004

David Holland wrote:
> Not classic software related but..
> Theoretically, you could use Veritas Volume Manager
> on a floppy disk, divvy it up into two plex's then
> mirror the two plex's to each other.
> Oh look.. a ~700K mirrored 3.5" floppy disk..
> <snicker>
> David
> PS: Yes, now that I've thought of it, I'm definitely
> going to have to see if I can't find a VxVM eval
> license, and try it out here at work. :-D

   Got a Linux box and a USB hub? Linux sees all USB-attached storage
as SCSI devices, which means you should be able to partition a floppy
disk in a USB drive. Hang a few floppy drives off your USB hub,
partition each disk and voila!

   Software floppy RAID.

   I think I'll get my coat.

Received on Tue Oct 05 2004 - 11:47:19 BST

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