rqdx3 firmware

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Jan 10 16:39:57 CST 2007


On Wednesday 10 January 2007 12:33, Josh Dersch wrote:
> > I can't get my rqdx3 to format any of the st-225's I have.  I'm
> > hoping this will solve my problem.
>
> I've had the same issue, my experience has been that unless the drive
> is already formatted for a DEC, the RQDX3 won't be able to reformat
> it successfully (even for drives with the exact same geometry as a
> DEC standard drive).  At least I never had any luck doing so, but
> maybe newer ROMs will solve the problem.

FWIW, I've pulled ST225's (aka RD31's) out of bog-standard PC's, and 
formatted them on an RQDX3 in an MicroPDP11, using ZQRCH0 from XXDP...

Pat
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