Reading ESDI disks
cclist at sydex.com
Thu Feb 11 12:03:30 CST 2021
On 2/11/21 9:40 AM, Nigel Johnson via cctalk wrote:
> Doesn't ATA transfer the data in parallel? ESDI uses the same two
> connectors as MFM (20/36 IIRC) , and transfers the data serially. The
> difference between MFM and ESDI is that MFM transfers the raw analogue
> data over the cable but ESDI transfers digital serial data.
I was speaking about the interface to the controller. Of course, if you
don't have the right controller, all bets are off.
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