OT: the 1U system

From: Douglas Wood <dbwood_at_kc.rr.com>
Date: Thu Jan 30 11:33:00 2003

Yes, but that was with older MFM drives. The latest generation of drives to
not suffer from that disease. (Newer drives position the head with servo
tracks; the older MFM drives positioned the head mechically which could
change depending upon how the drive was mounted.)

Douglas Wood
Software Engineer
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Home of the EPICIS Development System for the PIC

----- Original Message -----
From: "Feldman, Robert" <Robert_Feldman_at_jdedwards.com>
To: <cctalk_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2003 10:56 AM
Subject: RE: OT: the 1U system

> Folklore for PC's was that if you recorded data on a hard drive with the
> platters horizontal, remounting it vertically could cause read errors. Any
> truth to this?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Allain [mailto:allain_at_panix.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2003 10:32 AM
> To: cctalk_at_classiccmp.org
> Subject: Re: OT: the 1U system
> <snip>
> I wonder if disk drives fail at the same rates horizontally
> as they do vertically (an open question) ?
> John A.
Received on Thu Jan 30 2003 - 11:33:00 GMT

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