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

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed May 14 22:33:22 CDT 2003

   Ahh, ok, cool.


On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 11:31 PM, vance at neurotica.com wrote:
> No.  The ones with the narrow cardedge are MFM and work in the Model 
> 30,
> 50, and 55, while the one with the wide cardedge was ESDI and worked in
> the Model 70.  The one in the 30 connects to a riser connected to a
> controller on the mainboard, and the other three plug into a controller
> tha plugs into MCA Slot 0.  At least I think that's all right.  It's 
> been
> a while since I've seen a Model 55.
> Peace...  Sridhar
> On Wed, 14 May 2003, Dave McGuire 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.
>>              -Dave
>> 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?

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

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