8" drives and Compaticard / Uniform

From: Richard Erlacher <edick_at_idcomm.com>
Date: Mon Dec 13 19:08:28 1999

Oh, I forgot one thing . . . I DO have the manual for the 860 series drives,
but it's kind-of hard to get at for the holidays, since I'm being induced to
put away my toys.


-----Original Message-----
From: Bob Stek <bobstek_at_ix.netcom.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Monday, December 13, 1999 5:43 PM
Subject: 8" drives and Compaticard / Uniform

>Dick (or anyone else) -
>Would you have the jumper settings (default positions, definitions, etc.)
>for a Shugart 860? DS0-3 I can figure out. But the rest...
>I have just added 2 8"ers to my AT via a Compaticard. I have them working
>as MS-DOS drives D: and E: just fine, but when I use Uniform it always
>accesses the 360K B: drive instead of the 8". I've got the Compaticard
>manual, set up the board as the secondary, tertiary, and quartiary(?)
>controller, tried EVERY combination of drive #'s (0-15), twisted and
>straight cables, different cable combo's, different DS's on the drives, and
>it STILL won't do anything but try to access the B: drive (when it accesses
>anything at all) when I use Uniform to access the F:(CP/M) drive. I even
>tried ASSIGNing the B: drive.
>So close but yet so far....
>Bob Stek
>Saver of Lost SOLs
Received on Mon Dec 13 1999 - 19:08:28 GMT

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