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

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Oct 4 17:42:23 CDT 2017

On 10/04/2017 03:10 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:

Why on earth would WD have anything to do with it?  They supplied the
controller, but not the drives.  I used to have an early Maxtor ~50MB
3.5" drive with bugs in the interface.  Nowhere did they give any nod to WD.


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