No, only in South Australia the biggest grain exporting state in
Australia. The porta are Thevanard and Port
Lincoln on Eyre Peninsula and Port Pirie, Wallaroo, Ardrossan
and Port Adelaide the main ones. So more than 4!
The chat was that only SA had a really reliable operation when
first computerised as the networked Acorns would pick each other
up if any one went down, so the grain loading would continue un-interupted
so I was told. In the eastern states if the computer went down it
all came to a shuddering halt!
I am only getting the hang of this messaging on drobe. My
apologies as the urls in my message above were dead. I repeat them here
in the hope thay will come alive!
(Is there anywhere on Drobe where this is explicitly explained?
See [link] (old site
but still interesting) though seemingly untouched
since I left in 2001, I know they are still
actively using about 3 RiscPCs and 1 A7000