RE: CBM Drive Mechanisms

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 1999-08-10 07:38:47

On Mon, 9 Aug 1999, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> One thing I wanted to do was to disassemble the "DOS" ROM on the D9060 board
> and locate the drive geometry table.  It should then be possible to stick
> in values suitable for other brands of drives, say, for an ST-225.

Don't the D9060 and the D9090 use the predecessor of SCSI called SASI? If
yes, wouldn't you need some sort of an SASI to Shugart adapter for the
Seagate drive?

> I have *lots* of MFM drives, but not many Tandon <10Mb ones.

Do any of the drives happen to be in the VAX format?  I need a new disk
for my MicroVAX II. :-)


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