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Item Reference:
HW0697    
Machine Type:
Nauticat
Serial Number:
  SSA Allicat Drive
  First prototype SSA disk drive. Part of the Scupper / Missfire development, this drive has a special firmware load that development used for error injection. It could be programmed to return bad status, bad data or SSA protocol errors under test case control, useful for testing the SSA host adapters to which it was attached. The name is contrived from Naughty Cat!
Date of Origin:
1993
Donor:
Hursley Storage Development

Nauticat

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Location:
Hursley Archive - HLG6 Cupboard / Rack: HW13 Shelf: 5-DD15