Rotating memory data recovery

From: Paul Koning <>
Date: Mon Sep 13 11:41:50 2004

>>>>> "John" == John Lawson <> writes:

 John> On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Paul Koning wrote:

 John> What can the actual drum clock be... I dunno... another
 John> reason to slow the drum; see below further...
>> No, don't do that. The heads might not fly if you do that, and
>> you'd end up with an instant head crash on every head.

 John> I was (mistakenly?) assuming that we were trying to recover
 John> data from a *drum* ... if this is a platter, and the heads are
 John> spaced courtesy of Mr. Bernoulli - then slowing down the
 John> rotation would in fact be a Bad Idea...

Drums have flying heads, too.

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