cctalk Digest, Vol 37, Issue 55
Gary E Kaufman
gkaufman at the-planet.org
Thu Sep 28 06:33:16 CDT 2006
From: ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk (Tony Duell)
> By 'out', I assume you mean towards higher numbered tracks -- that is
> with the head closer to the spindle.
Yup, sorry - typically the worse errors are after track 50ish.
> I can see no obvious reason why you'd get more errors on inner tracks if
> the alignment was off. The errors would be on all tracks I would think.
> Unless your leadscrew is so warn that the head is not properly postiioned
> (I have _never_ seen that happen).
> A worn/dirty head might give more errors on the inner tracks where the
> bit density is higher (shorter tracks), though
Thanks, all very good thoughts!
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