Small hard drives, was Re: Tower of Nerd

Jim Leonard trixter at
Tue Feb 13 22:20:20 CST 2007

Dave McGuire wrote:
>> [1] Apart from SCSI drives that support 256 byte sectors, or IDE 
>> drives that work natively with 8-bit transfers.
>   I believe the spec for the CompactFlash interface requires 8-bit mode 
> to exist.

I am using a 340MB CompactFlash II IBM microdrive as my IBM PC/XT's 2nd 
hard drive.  So yes, it works.
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