Xah Lee's Unixism

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSW.Invalid
Sat Sep 11 04:01:36 CEST 2004


On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 21:08:58 +0200 in alt.folklore.computers, Morten
Reistad <firstname at lastname.pr1v.n0> wrote:

>In article <ullfinq1o.fsf at mail.comcast.net>,
>Anne & Lynn Wheeler  <lynn at garlic.com> wrote:
>>Morten Reistad <firstname at lastname.pr1v.n0> writes:

>>the next were the 3330s ... long cabinet unit looked similar to 2314
>>... but with only 8 drawers (instead of 9). 3330-i pack had 100mbytes
>>... later 3330-ii pack had 200mbytes. picutre of 3330 unit ... the three
>>cloaded plastic units on top of the unit were used to remove disk pack
>>and hold it.
>>http://www-1.ibm.com/ibm/history/exhibits/storage/storage_PH3330.html
>
>These are the IBM gear that most resemble SMB equipment. SMD's were
>the BUNCH answer to DEC's RP04/5/6 and IBM's 3330. Originally made
>by CDC; others also produced them. NCR and Fujitsu come to mind.

ISTR RP series were Memorex drives; RM series were CDC drives; the
latter were more reliable than the former. 

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