33067Re: [midatlanticretro] Help identifying MFM drive
- Oct 31, 2013On Thu, 31 Oct 2013, Neil Cherry wrote:
> On 10/31/2013 09:57 AM, Bill Sudbrink wrote:The counter I was working was MUCH cleaner than that. ;)
> This reminds me of a measure my friends took to resurrect a hard drive
> that had many problems.
> This was a railroad computer (embedded i386 board sitting on the top
> of a hard drive). They opened it up and left it open and running in
> a track-side hut (dirt floor, nasty conditions). It ran for a few more
> years while they waited for Congress to approve a new budget. It was
> retired working. Oh it was an old 20M MFM drive.
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