Curmudgeoning (was Re: [CentOS] Problems with writing Dual Layer DVD)
dd-b at dd-b.net
Thu Aug 28 21:29:28 UTC 2008
On Thu, August 28, 2008 12:53, William L. Maltby wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 12:17 -0500, David Dyer-Bennet wrote:
>> Started being paid to write software in 1969, for an IBM 1401. 026 and
>> 029 card punches for me, too; I preferred the keyboard touch on the 026
>> quite a lot. 14" five platter removable pack disk drives that
>> stored...around 1.5MB if I'm remembering right (can't seem to find the
>> info online quickly, either; might be as high as 2MB).
> 7204 is a number stuck in my mind. Size? Model? Oh well, really puny,
I believe the drives in my case were 1311's. Or else 1310, but I think
that was the controller. 1403 printer, of course, and 1402 reader/punch.
Reading cards with copper brushes at 800 cards per minute.
David Dyer-Bennet, dd-b at dd-b.net; http://dd-b.net/
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