[rescue] Anybody remember MFM? (Durango Poppy II problem)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 6 16:37:39 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 05:36 PM, Frank Van Damme wrote:
>>    The cable isn't *supposed* to have a twist in it.  That
>> brain-deadness was started by IBM on the floppy interface to flip the
>> device select bits around, so that they could have a big stock of
>> floppy drives in the warehouse that were all jumpered the same.
> I find using jumpers for anything crap... Oops, dropped another one! 
> *shake
> shake*

   Yes, but in those days people like YOU didn't open up computer 
chassis! ;)

    [dave ducks]


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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