Opening RL02 disk pack
elson at pico-systems.com
Thu Dec 6 11:26:37 CST 2018
On 12/06/2018 10:28 AM, Ethan Dicks via cctalk wrote:
> Also, RK05s can be formatted by users (and often were),
> but owning to embedded servo data, you _can't_ format
> RL01/RL02 media in the field, so I'd be hesitant to
> dismantle the hub on an RL02 pack. -ethan
I dropped an RL02 that had the only copy of some programs.
When put on the drive, it vibrated badly, and the ready
I loosened the screws visible on the bottom, and adjusted
the centering of the platter visually. I put it back on the
drive, and the vibration was much less, but the ready light
was still flickering. I adjusted the platter a few more
times and then the ready light was solid on, and I was able
to read the files!
If the owner of the system know what i'd done in the middle
of the night, they would have wanted my head!
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