DSQD Drives (Was: RE: Diags/Boot image for Altos 580)

From: Douglas Quebbeman <dhquebbeman_at_theestopinalgroup.com>
Date: Sun Mar 17 11:14:24 2002

> IIRC the Floppy on an Altos 580 is DSQD.

Am I correct that while different from standard
DSDD, they are *not* GCR drives?

What other machines might carry these drives, can I
hook one up to a standard PC controller in a box
running DOS, and then duplicate the disks?

> I had one that had the CMI hard drive replaced with a Seagate ST225. So I
> know they will take similar configured Hard Drives. I think they will take
> 10, 15 and 20 Meg HDs.

This is good to know, ST225s still pop up from time to time...

Received on Sun Mar 17 2002 - 11:14:24 GMT

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