>I believe it fulfills my goals though I can be convince otherwise. My
>goal was to lock down as much of the OS a possible in a read-only
>state so that I could sort of have a trusted computing base (uh-oh
>those B1 fanatics must be getting to me...;-).
Well back in the daze of MFM and RLL it just took a DPST switch & a resistor.
SCSI is still that way. IDE/ATA is more complex though I know of at least
one device (have one *somewhere*) that uses a dip switch and goes
in series with the cable.
>"It's fifteen hundred miles to Ankh-Morpork" he said.
I like the one with the avian-launched anti-personnel turtle. 8*)