Re: FB-354 drive incompatibility

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:31:01 +0200
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On 04/22/2016 12:49 AM, wrote:
> There was however a workaround to this workaround ;-) There were software patches that made the clicking be gone, without disabling the disk insertion recognition. I never checked myself exactly how they achieved that but I /think/ they do it by changing the art and timing of the head movement signals.

That was simple. They moved the head always outwards. Of course this 
only worked on drives with that stopped the stepper on Track 0, but most 
of them were. On a drive that still tried to step, this hack didn't work.


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