3.5" floppy drive in IBM XT?

From: Patrick Finnegan <pat_at_purdueriots.com>
Date: Mon Apr 7 21:28:00 2003

On Mon, 7 Apr 2003, Joe wrote:

> I expect that you're right. But it definitely appears to be
> connected an an IBM controller card. Interesting tidbit; the controller
> has BOTH data cables installed on it even though there's only one hard
> drive. The cables are stacked one on top of the other and taped
> together. I think this is the only time that I've ever seen a
> controller that came with two data cables.

FWIW, All of the XTs and ATs I've taken apart have had both data cables
installed, and taped together like you said.

Purdue Universtiy ITAP/RCS
Information Technology at Purdue
Research Computing and Storage
Received on Mon Apr 07 2003 - 21:28:00 BST

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