The origin of the phrases ATA and IDE [WAS:RE: formatting MFM drives on a IBM PC]

Alan Perry aperry at snowmoose.com
Tue Oct 3 19:39:52 CDT 2017



On 10/3/17 5:33 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
>
> On 10/3/17 5:03 PM, Alan Perry via cctalk wrote:
>
>> Compaq and WD also worked with CDC to use the Wren II HH drive in the Compaq Deskpro 286. I found separate reports
>> confirming the Miniscribe HDD in the Portable II and the Wren II in a Compaq Deskpro 386 in 1986.
> I have two of the CDC drives, pn 94208-51 date codes 8749 and 8750
>
> also
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> http://s3.computerhistory.org/groups/compaq-conner-cp341-ide-ata-drive.pdf
>

I referred to 
http://chmss.wikifoundry.com/page/Compaq%2FConner+CP341+IDE%2FATA+Drive, 
which is a Wiki version of the same history.

Does CHM have the e-mail on IDE history with Bill Frank, Tony Maggio and 
Ralph Perry listed in the references?

alan



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