Reading an MFM hard drive with a floppy disc analyser

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Fri Dec 5 20:30:10 CST 2008


 > Aside: I'm not sure if it's beneficial having a number of buffers and
 > reading/writing multiple head data in parallel?

This came up in one of the threads about the topic of either simulating
Massbus or HP 790x disk, I think.

The problem was the controller timed out if the head-head
switching time wasn't fast enough.




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