> > Seems none of them uses Scotty's old root disk ...
> (for the newcomers: scotty is Waldorf's old and sloooow
> i486/33 mailhost...)
> Nope. Although it's still built in. Sometimes I mount it when I
> need some strange tools. This disk is full of workarounds :-)
> Thanks to CDC/Seagate to make such reliable disks. Full size,
> 330 Megs, loud as a jet, hot enough to bake eggs and slow as a
> dog... But unlimited retries -- guaranteed hangs your system!
But there is a reliable fix for that disk - just knock on it with
you fist. Don't knock to hard or you'll hear the sound of a
real headcrash. Though the disk still lives ...