[rescue] Re: Drive Reliability (was SCSI drive for sale atbuy.com)
Sheldon T. Hall
shel at cmhcsys.com
Wed May 14 22:04:07 CDT 2003
Dave McGuire said ...
> Not exactly...they don't plug into a system bus, they just use
> card-edge connectors for the back of the drive bays. These drives were
> ESDI, I thought, but I could be wrong.
That's true of some, maybe most PS/2 machines, but the PS/2 mod 30 286 I
have is an ISA machine and the drive hooks up with a cable. The drive does
have the weird card-edge connector, though.
And _I'm_ not saying it's RLL, I'm just quoting someone else, whose web page
looks a lot like he stole it from IBM.... I wouldn't know an RLL drive from
a cheese pizza.
> On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 11:50 AM, Kevin wrote:
> > Is that like the old hardcards? ISA cards with HDs
> > mounted on them.
> > Is it plugged into a MicroChannel slot or something
> > proprietary?
> > /KRM
> > On Wed, 14 May 2003 19:52:33 -0400
> > "Sheldon T. Hall" <shel at cmhcsys.com> wrote:
> >> Speaking of now-unusual disk drive types ... I've got
> >> an "IBM PS/2 model 30 286" The drive in it has a
> >> male "card edge" type of connection, and is an IBM
> >> Model WDL-320 ... some place at
> >> www.codemicro.com/store/prod_results.cfm/mode/5/srchparm/6128235.cfm
> >> wants$160 for one. That's a lot for a 20 MB drive!
> >> http://members.tripod.com/mastodonpc/ibm/disks.html
> >> says it's RLL.
> >> Anybody want it? I'm about the scrap the machine
> >> it's in....
> >> -Shel
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