[TUHS] [simh] 2bsd tarball

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Wed Aug 12 09:41:33 AEST 2020

On Wed, 29 Jul 2020, John Cowan wrote:

> When I talk about DECtape in my capacity as the local old fart, i 
> describe it as "a disk with one track and about 1500 small sectors that 
> spins ve-ry ve-ry slow-ly..

According to an ex-boss of mine, a demonstration of the DECtape's 
reliability was to blow cigarette smoke over the heads when the tape was 
moving (this was back when smoking was socially acceptable, if not 
actually encouraged).

-- Dave

More information about the TUHS mailing list