• Subject: Re: Happy Birthday to the System/38
  • From: Bob Williams <rdws@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Oct 1997 14:35:41 -0400
  • Organization: Massoglia Technical Consulting, Inc.

Joanie Clark wrote:
> Al,
> That sure brings back memories for me..... I remember our
> System/38... those huge disk drives that provided heat for those cold
> winter days..... I remember "magazines" too, and how we use to back
> up our system on them.... we felt so "with it" when we got a reel
> tape !!  My times have changed...
>I remember the third S/38 shop i was in, in 1985.  I relocated from LA. 
CA....to MI....they had 2 sets of 20 magazines for there daily backups. 
 They rotated them every other day...6 months later i finally convinced 
them that a reel-to-reel would be a little better...not that long ago.!
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