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Acorn Filestore E01S

The FileStore is a development from earlier servers operating on a BBC Microcomputer with a co-processor. It is a single-CPU design. You

Two versions of the FileStore exist. There is the original E01, then the later E01S.

The FileStore E01S was Acorns second generation Filestore replacing the FileStore E01. The FileStore is a dedicated Econet fileserver, it does not support a keyboard and monitor, instead you use anEconet attached station to logon and perform administrative tasks.

The primary difference is that the E01S contains a SCSI controller on-board and can therefore have up to four harddiscs (40Mb or 60Mb capacity, a potential total of 240Mb) connected in a daisy-chain fashion. With the earlier E01, the SCSI interface resided in the expansion module so it was generally limited to one harddisc (which was usually 20Mb

Date : Unknown

Manufacturer : Acorn

acorn bbc master
acorn bbc master
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH2818. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

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