AT&T 7300/3B1's (was: Re: Who is vintagecomputermuseum?)
jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 07:38:28 CST 2008
Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ wrote:
> micheladam at theedge.ca wrote:
>> Does anyone know of a 'bridge' converter that would allow a scsi disk
>> to interface to an MFM controller?
>> Michel Adam
> I'm not sure how that would work. Do you mean replacing an existing MFM
> disk with a SCSI disk?
It's been talked about at various times on the list here...
It needs high-speed sampling of the MFM data at the track level into buffer
memory, and some smarts to translate the buffer memory into blocks on the drive.
It *could* be done, but nobody's made it work yet AFAIK.
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