Subject: RE: RAM and drive for Multia?
To: 'Wilko Bulte' <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
Date: 02/13/2002 13:59:52
> From: 'Wilko Bulte'
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 01:55:28PM -0500, David Woyciesjes wrote:
> > > ----------
> > > From: Wilko Bulte
> > >
> > > On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 04:21:37PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > > > I found several Multias for sale without memory and drives.
> > > >
> > > > I was told that they need parity RAM and some sort of proprietary
> > > > drive.
> > >
> > > Yes, you need 36 bit FPM SIMMs. The SCSI drive is not proprietary. It
> > > however, a 2.5" disk (if you want to stick it in the Multia itself).
> > >
> > > --
> > I seem to remember someone once saying that some older Apple
> > PowerBook laptops used the 2.5" SCSI hard drives...
> Yep, that is correct. Personally I would not bother putting it inside.
> I think the PB drives were pretty small in size too.
Very true, just a good parts source to know. And you don't need much
size for a firewall, or DHCP server, or X terminal, or netbooting, or NFS
drives, etc... (you get the idea :-)
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