non DEC drives (was: DEC 350)

From: Jochen Kunz <>
Date: Mon Jul 1 12:45:17 2002

On 2002.07.01 17:25 John Allain wrote:

> Does DEC, for example with the RQDX3, only
> accept the RD5{0..4} _geometries_ with this
> controller or can there be others. Could a larger
> drive be used in a "waste some tracks" mode
> with the RQDX3?
Hmmm. I dim remember that I have read somwhere on the net, that the
geometry info is written onto the disk. The RQDX3 reads this and will be
able to use any disk, if it is already formated properly. (E.g. on a
Received on Mon Jul 01 2002 - 12:45:17 BST

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