henk.gooijen at oce.com
Thu Jan 19 01:01:44 CST 2006
> No, it's not 'just like the RL01'. The RL's have embedded
> servo bursts -- tht is there are servo signals in the sector
> header regions of each data surface. The same head reads the
> servo signals and the data.
Correct again Tony :-) My mistake.
> The RK07 has a seperate servo surface. There are 4 surfaces
> (2 platters) in the pack. One surface and its head is just
> servo signals. The other 3 surfaces are just user data (and
> sector headers, etc).
That's what I've read too.
Just a stupid mistake to compare the RK07 with the RL02.
> Ah, right.... Remember I am a hardware person and deal with
> gates and op-amps :-)
Yep, I know!
> OK. It sounds like your drive is basically working. What I'd
> do at this point is look at the prints to see what should
> drive the ready lamp. And then check back from the output
> stage until you can find out why it's not being turned on. I
> can dig out my prints and take a look too.
That's exactly what I intend to do :-) but I will first have
a look on the behaviour of the other two drives, while I'm at it.
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