Weird RX02 problem

From: woodelf <>
Date: Tue Feb 15 10:33:22 2005

Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

>After several failed tries, I finally tried formatting on drive 1 and it
>worked. Hmmm. Even though I'd opened the case last night to check for a
>loose cable (and didn't find one) I opened up and looked again. I thought
>maybe I jostled something because every 5 disks or so I have to open the
>cover to clean the heads (I can't find any of my 8" drive cleaning kits).
>Anyway, I checked all the mechanical bits and reseated the cable to drive
>0 and then it started working again.
>Has anyone ever had this experience before?
I remeber useing a homebrew CP/M system once and the 8" drives would
stick on a seek.
You would rap the computer hard to get it move, but not too hard least
the computer
reset do to a bad connection someware.
Ben Alias Woodelf
Received on Tue Feb 15 2005 - 10:33:22 GMT

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