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Re: [SLE] Why logical volume?
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 20:32:59 -0400
  • Message-id: <41536B3B.5090507@xxxxxxxxxx>
scsijon wrote:
At 05:45 PM 20/09/2004, Patrick Shanahan wrote:

* scsijon <scsijon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [09-20-04 17:39]:
> just has to be one of the old IBM 78" record platter types. <big grin>
> a whole 64k per side (had to turn over to use the second side though)

But you had to cut the write-protect notch...

no such thing in those days, just had to worry about magnetics.

There were however, write enable rings on tape reels and some disk packs. There were also some disk packs, with a slider to enable writing.

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