Stiction

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Sun Dec 10 15:42:05 CST 2006


On 10 Dec 2006 at 18:59, Tony Duell wrote:

> But if the problem is inside the HDA (maybe a damaged clock head or 
> track, this AFAIK is a fixed head that always reads the same track off 
> one of the platters) or if the problem is in the cotnroller, which I know 
> nothing about (what is the machine, BTW?) then I probably won't be much use.

It's an external disk drive for a business micro.  Protocol is GPIB 
and the controller is a very large PCB with lots of bit-slice logic 
on it, bearing the logo "Microsystems Associates". 

Cheers,
Chuck




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