[sebhc] HDOS Issue #50.05.00

Dwight K. Elvey dwight.elvey at amd.com
Thu Sep 2 20:49:22 CDT 2004

 This has been talked about. From others experiments, it was
determined that the belt drive 5-1/4 drives did not hold
speed well enough. I think we are stuck with punching holes.

>From: "Dan Lanciani" <ddl-cctech at danlan.com>
>"Mark Garlanger" <garlangr at verizon.net> wrote:
>|  How close are you to creating a sector hole punch? At the current price 
>|that the group of offered, I thought having some type of punch would be a 
>|lot cheaper. I would love to have more hard-sectored disks, even if it meant 
>|punching through the sleeve.
>It might be easier to generate the extra pulses on the index line with a
>little hardware add-on.  Then you could use readily available soft-sectored
>				Dan Lanciani
>				ddl at danlan.*com
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