[rescue] Re: Drive Reliability (was SCSI drive for sale at buy.com)
jeff_work at nonken.net
Thu May 15 16:23:06 CDT 2003
On Wed, 14 May 2003 23:22:36 -0400 (EDT), vance at neurotica.com wrote:
> On Wed, 14 May 2003, Jeffrey Nonken wrote:
> > > Well, if you ever go to dispose of any high capcity (100MB or higher)
> > > MFM drives... don't toss em... just e-mail me... depending on what you
> > > have, I'll pay the shiping to save it.
> > I think my ESDI drive is 150 meg. The next larger, if I haven't tossed
> > it, would be a Seagate ST4096. After that you get down around 35 meg and
> > lower. I think the MR522 is about 20 meg. I'm pretty sure I've already
> > tossed my ST412; last time I used it, it was showing signs of age.
> Well, this is a little misleading. There are ESDI drives from 20 all the
> way up, with many small increments. I know of 20, 25, 30, 32, 35, 38, 40,
> 48, 52, 60, 66, 70, 74, 80, 88, 90, 92, 96, ...
> Many of these sizes were used by IBM in PS/2's and AS/400's. And yes, the
> 30MB and 32MB drive are actually only 2MB different.
> Peace... Sridhar
I was discussing what I had, not what was manufactured. This in response to
somebody desiring all my >100 meg MFM drives.
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