MFM/RLL data recovery

Jim Leonard trixter at oldskool.org
Tue Apr 5 13:50:54 CDT 2005


Jules Richardson wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 16:21 -0500, Ryan Underwood wrote:
> 
>>Now, I'm either doing something wrong or all these drives are dead.
>>
>>I am using a floppy cable with a twist in it and a 20-pin data cable.
> 
> I don't remember ever using a twisted cable with a hard disk, only with
> floppy drive (and then only in the PC world). I think both control /
> data cables should just be straight through.

My MFM controller/drive setup has two cables and neither are twisted...
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