On Thursday 19 November 2015, 13:06:02 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > > On 2015-11-19, at 09:32, email@example.com wrote: > >> Some drives work reliably only with its own formatted disks due to > >> (mis)alignment so this is not a fully reliable method of checking the > >> compatibility. > > > > yes. but misaligned drives are extremely uncommon with 3.5" drives > > If we talk general (all brands/models) 3.5" then, statistically you are > fully right. But you wouldn't say so if you have spent countless hours > realigning countless number of FB-354s, which is what we most probably talk > here about in both the 1581 and the C65 cases. usually 3.5" drives that are misaligned just get the hammer treatment here - they can be replaced easily after all :) -- http://www.hitmen-console.org http://magicdisk.untergrund.net http://www.pokefinder.org http://ar.pokefinder.org Ich habe das Wort "Europa" immer im Munde derjenigen Politiker gefunden, die von anderen Maechten etwas verlangten, was sie im eigenen Namen nicht zu fordern wagten. <Otto von Bismarck, November 1876> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2015-11-19 13:01:52
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