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

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Tue Sep 2 19:31:19 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-09-02 at 12:26 -0700, Scott Silva wrote:
> <snip>
> 
> > Can't argue with you :-)  It does seem likely, as 1GB flash drives wouldn't 
> > have been a possibility at that time.  I never owned one at all until 
> > relatively recently.
> > 
> I remember when 1 GB *hard* drives didn't exist!

I swear, I'll never use a word like "curmudgeon" again! Sheesh!

Anyway, 5 and 10 MB HDs were the common PC drives back in the 80s and
90s. 20MB was a *big* one. Seek (average) of > 60ms was usual and fast
ones were less than that.

> <snip sig stuff>

-- 
Bill



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