Plus Hardcard 20 software?

Jim Leonard trixter at oldskool.org
Thu Aug 14 21:42:49 CDT 2008


Gene Buckle wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Aug 2008, bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca wrote:
> 
>> Gene Buckle wrote:
>>>
>>> Jim, the next time you need to adjust the interleave on a drive, use 
>>> SpinRite.  It does transfer rate testing and will come up with the best
>>> interleave for your configuration.
>>>
>> Does not SpinRite have a option to also reformat  tracks with your 
>> data on it?
> Yes it does.  Does a great job.

And when it doesn't do a great job, I have found that Norton Utilities 
6.0's CALIBRAT works well.  (Spinrite does some odd things on a few 
controllers where there is a 10-second pause and head recalibration for 
every single low-level format of a track)
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