I'll definitely have to look at one. Thanks. m ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michał Pleban" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2016 10:51 AM Subject: Re: Replacement drive mechanism for 1581 > Hello! > > Mike Stein wrote: > >> Still seems odd; maybe they used the same twisted cable motor control trick as the PC, maybe even with swapped drive designators... > > Nope, it's the 8250LP-style drive mechanism, with two separate cables > for every drive (so 4 connectors on the mainboard). In fact, you can > connect a 8250LP or SFD1001 drive to the C900 and it will work (however > the TPI density will be different from the original drive). So no real > reason to connect the only drive as #1 not #0. > > Now I remembered that even the Coherent system for C900 has /dev/fd1 but > it does not have /dev/fd0 (though you could make it with an utility like > mknod). > > Regards, > Michau. > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2016-08-25 17:00:04
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