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Thu Dec 30 21:18:20 CST 2010
On 30 Dec 2010 at 19:09, dwight elvey wrote:
> The disk steps to 80 tracks but has 160 tracks on
> the media if double sided..
> I think the confusion is that when stepping to a track,
> it doesn't make any difference to the stepper which
> side you start or end on. I'd guess that that is how
> the concept of cylinders got mixed up. The media
> and the action of the drive are two different things.
Does any hard disk literature refer to "cylinders" as "tracks"?
Most refer to the geometry as CHS.
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