33055Re: [midatlanticretro] Help identifying MFM drive
- Oct 31, 2013On Oct 31, 2013, at 10:38 AM, B. Degnan <billdeg@...> wrote:
> There is a point when you have nothing to lose! I have learned a lot aboutIt really depends on what's broken. A head crash is usually
> hard drives in the past two or three years. I used to chuck them when they
> failed, but they're actually fixable if you're patient and you have a clean
catastrophic. I have a number of <4GB IDE drives that aren't
working, but I haven't bothered opening them up to figure
them out; if anyone wants some, they're welcome to them for
the price of shipping (I know Cory S. had expressed interest
at one time).
Modern drives, though, are probably a total loss when they
decide they're done, no? I would imagine they're not worth
the effort, though I'd be glad to be wrong about that.
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