Interesting drive failure...

John Foust jfoust at
Wed Apr 22 09:31:40 CDT 2015

At 12:54 AM 4/22/2015, Josh Dersch wrote:
>So I figured that heads 2 and 3 are toast -- perhaps bad analog logic, maybe something in the digital logic that selects the head, maybe even bad heads, who knows.

Maybe a drive recovery place will take it on as a charity / learning
opportunity.  They probably don't see drives that old that often. 
If those two heads are bad, maybe there's a way to swap them with
other heads. 

- John

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