[CentOS] Re: Curmudgeoning (was Re: Problems with writing Dual Layer DVD)

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Fri Aug 29 10:26:12 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 20:47 -0400, fred smith wrote:
> <snip>

> I've still got the first computer I ever bought (a lot newer than the first
> one I ever used), a screamin' 10 Mhz XT clone with 8087 too! Last year
> when I fired it up it still worked, though the hard drive had bitten
> the dust.
> 
> And when my wife threatened, some years back, to throw out my boxes of 
> eight inch floppies, I took 'em to work and stuck 'em under my desk for
> safekeeping. I swear, one of these days I'm going to find a 8" drive
> for them so I can read 'em in. then I can find one of those pdp-11
> emulators and run RT-11 and some ancient Unix too!

IIRC, the TRS Model 16 had 8" drives. That might be a good bet.

> <snip>

-- 
Bill (the other one)



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