Reading data from a CDC Hawk Drive

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Date: Fri Oct 26 13:56:39 2001

Computer Parts Barn might well have documentation and a controller or two.
Those drives are MONSTERS. Data General machines used them too.



In <>, on 07/23/01
   at 08:46 AM, Bill Pechter <> said:

>> Thanks for looking. The references point to Seagate's later Hawk drives.
>> The drive I am talking about is a tad bigger! An internal fixed disk, and
>> a top loading pack on the same spindle. The disk packs are of a similar
>> size to RK05 packs, albeit top loading rather the front.
>> I have a vague idea they were also used on early Diablo machines.
>> Kevin

>There were similar drives from Ampex --
>Interdata/Perkin-Elmer/Concurrent had them...

>Perhaps this will jar someone's memory.


Jeffrey S. Worley
Asheville, NC USA
Received on Fri Oct 26 2001 - 13:56:39 BST

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