Disk platters and water (was: Re: NOVA4 6070 disk booboo)

From: Jay West <jwest_at_classiccmp.org>
Date: Wed Feb 2 17:40:30 2005

You wrote...
> When I was in college, we had an IBM 1311 that sprang a leak
> (hydraulic head actuator...) spraying hydraulic fluid all over the
> system pack. The FE repaired the drive, wiped the heads and pack with
> solvent, and started things back up. Worked just fine.

Wonder what the head-disk gap was on a drive of the IBM 1311 vintage.

Received on Wed Feb 02 2005 - 17:40:30 GMT

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