Qume 142 (was: Re : 5.25 drive with sector output
dkelvey at hotmail.com
Mon Dec 24 18:11:54 CST 2007
> From: cisin at xenosoft.com
> On Mon, 24 Dec 2007, dwight elvey wrote:
>> Hi Fred
>> The drive I'm going to use has been checked to be working on
>> a PC. What do you have against the Qume drives.
> 1) It is the slowest drive that IBM ever used. Normally, that wouldn't
> matter to me, but it was SO slow that IBM had to switch from PC-DOS two
> point zero to PC-DOS two point ten to handle a drive that was TOO slow.
By slow, you mean step rate? No Problem.
> 2) We had an extremely high failure rate with that particular drive.
For what I need, once I've got the setup working, I'll settle for it to
work for about another week.
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