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

From: Glen Goodwin <acme_ent_at_bellsouth.net>
Date: Wed Mar 20 22:40:09 2002

> From: Joe <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>

> Buy? Who said anything about buying??? I can get all the drives that
> want for next to nothing. If I do pay for a PC, it's only about $1 each.

Joe, if you ever run out of sources (fat chance) I've got mountains of
5.25" drives you can have for five cents a pound. Hell, I've got over 20
of 'em here at home!

>Most of the times that I use a 1.2M
> drive to read/write other formats, it fails. Even when it doesn't fail
> copies don't hold up well. I could NEVER read my SB 180 disks (QD) in a
> Mb drive. In fact, I finally pulled the 1.2 Mb drive out of my main PC
> put a 360k drive back into it since the 5 1/4" drive was used almost
> entirely for reading/writing old disks.

Yup, I did the same thing on my main box, and getting rid of that 1.2MB
drive has really simplified my life.

Received on Wed Mar 20 2002 - 22:40:09 GMT

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