Looking for IMI 5018 MFM drive

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Wed Jun 10 14:31:33 CDT 2009


On Tue, 9 Jun 2009, Steven Hirsch wrote:
> Title says it.  Need to replace the drive mechanism in one of my Corvus
> flat-cable drives.  Firmware expects 6-heads and 306 cylinders and gets
> boggled by anything larger, unfortunately.
> Could also probably work with Seagate ST419 or Rodime RO203, which are the
> only other drives I've found with the same geometry.

There were a few more "15 meg" drives with that structure.

Sure that you can't fool it into ignoring a few heads or cylinders with a
8 x 306 or 6 x 600?    20 and 30 Meg are a little easier to find.




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