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SubjectRe: Journaling pointless with today's hard disks?
Followup to:  <>
By author: Ian Stirling <>
In newsgroup:
> I have a (IIRC) elantec databook from 1985 or so, that I've found chips in
> disks from the MFM/RLL PC era.
> These are motor driver chips aimed at PCs, which support generation
> using the motor.

This is still being done, AFAIK. There is quite some amount of energy
in a 7200 rpm platter set.

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