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

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed May 14 22:09:24 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 11:04 PM, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
>>    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.

   Oh interesting, I didn't know that...I've never seen the inside of a 
model 30.

> 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.

   ...does that mean I could trade you an RLL drive for a cheese pizza? 


Dave McGuire                "They live deeply, these vagabonds."
St. Petersburg, FL                            -Goro

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