Seagate to Purchase Maxtor

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Fri Dec 30 18:23:38 CST 2005

On 12/30/2005 at 4:13 PM Eric J Korpela wrote:

>You obviously didn't get an original 6 MHz IBM PC-AT with the
>pre-installed 20MB CMI drive.  I don't know if all CMI's 20MB drives
>were that bad or if IBM just said "We'll take that pile of bad 20MB
>drives off your hands."   Damn drives sounded like an Apple II booting
>up when they were working properly.... which was never for long.

Hmmm,  I STILL have a working 20MB CMI drive.  The noisy ones were the
100+MB  Priams.  All sorts of interesting sound effects.


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