[sebhc] Z37 Calibration
garlangr at verizon.net
Thu Mar 31 21:00:24 CST 2005
The two 5.25" drives are Full-Height Tandom TM100-4, these should be 96 tpi
drives. The 3.5" drive is 720k. I got both 5.25"'s and the 3.5" from ebay.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sebhc-bounces at sebhc.org [mailto:sebhc-bounces at sebhc.org] On Behalf
> Of Dwight K. Elvey
> Sent: Thursday, March 31, 2005 11:34 AM
> To: sebhc at sebhc.org
> Subject: RE: [sebhc] Z37 Calibration
> >From: "Mark Garlanger" <garlangr at verizon.net>
> >When I was formatting disks, it sounded like it was working, but after
> >30 seconds, it came back with an "Unable to format this disk" error
> >I'm using drives I had not tested before so I don't know if it is the
> >controller or the drives, but I did try two different 5.25" drives and
> >3.5" drive and got the same message. I guess I'll wait for the Z37 diag
> >and see if it can narrow down the problem.
> You need to use a 360K drive. I suspect that the 5.25
> you have is a 1.2M and it won't work with the 3.5. These
> are 1.44M.
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