[rescue] Re: Drive Reliability (was SCSI drive for sale at buy.com)

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Wed May 14 11:07:42 CDT 2003

On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 11:25:18AM -0400, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> Any idea if it is good ?
> Why throw away a good MFM drive ?
> Certain old rescues could very well need one (i.e. old Altos Xenix
> boxes, older VAX gear, old PC, XT, AT, etc).
> Got a stash of various MFM drives myself.  I've had MFM, ESDI, SCSI,
> and IDE drives... somehow missing RLL along the way :-) ).

I just tossed a stack of ESDI drives.  I move Saturday, and I wasn't
going to take them with me.  After weeks of mentioning that if someone
didn't take them, they were trash, I tossed them.  I don't expect to
ever need them.  I don't even know if they worked.

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