Reverse-engineering WD1000, WD1001 hard disk controllers

Al Kossow aek at
Sat Nov 19 18:26:52 CST 2016

On 11/19/16 4:06 PM, Eric Smith wrote:
> I've been working a little bit off-and-on for years on reverse-engineering
> the WD1000 and WD1001 disk controllers (8X300/8X305-based), and their
> clones.

there were a lot of them, looking around my office I see:


Liberty Bay / Codata (multibus)
Wicat (multibus)

and the Wicat and Codata produce track data that Dave's emulator can grok.

WD1010's are even more common (corvus omnidrive, convergent ngen)

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