[mythtv-users] The Smaller... Disk contest, Fall 2007 edition
beww at beww.org
Fri Oct 19 14:14:17 UTC 2007
Rich Wilson wrote:
> On 10/17/07, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>>> -- jr 'TRS-80 Hard Disk Drive: 5MB, $2000'
>> Just think of it: 5.6 Mbits/second transfer rate (that's "bits", not
>> "bytes"). A massive 11 megabytes of storage (unformatted).
>> We used to run Xenix on these machines, sure seemed fast at the time :-)
> Yes, 11 megabytes _IS_ massive!
> I calculate 181 kBits/Sec from the info.
Good grief. I used to work with PDP-8/L machines. A "massive" 4K of core
memory (real cores) and punched paper tape for I/O. This was a 12-bit
I really hated those ASR-33 teletypes, but we did have a "high-speed"
tape reader - 200 CPS :-)
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