Cleaning disk packs

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Mon Dec 11 12:48:37 CST 2006


 >> Really?!  What's that look like?  How did you come across one?
 >> Do you have photos? :-)
 >
 >I've seen a few go through ebay. They do show up from time to time and
 >aren't terribly uncommon.

Nor are they particularly useful.

They are better at contaminating packs than cleaning them.

Visual inspection and cleaning is absolutely essential when working with
20+ year old unknown media.





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