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33067Re: [midatlanticretro] Help identifying MFM drive

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  • Cory Smelosky
    Oct 31, 2013
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      On Thu, 31 Oct 2013, Neil Cherry wrote:

      > On 10/31/2013 09:57 AM, Bill Sudbrink wrote:
      > 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.
      >

      The counter I was working was MUCH cleaner than that. ;)

      >

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