IIgs using hard disk 20

From: r. 'bear' stricklin <red_at_bears.org>
Date: Mon Oct 15 22:40:45 2001

On Mon, 15 Oct 2001 SUPRDAVE_at_aol.com wrote:

> BUT... predating that was a "Macintosh Hard Disk 20" that was not scsi.
> Rather is was some drive (don't know what kind, but MFM seems sensible
> enough) that used a special adaptor board that enabled it to plug into
> the disk drive port on a bunch of the older macs.

I looked in mine. It uses a Rodime 552 mechanism with a custom logic

I'm currently backing up the data on it to try one more time to make it
work on a thin mac. I recalled being hesitant to try much since, at the
time, I didn't know what irreplacable relics of ancient software I'd be
losing. Once I found out it worked on a Plus, I discovered it had System 6
installed on it, which I realise now may be why it doesn't work with the

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