Common Maxtor MFM drive failure mode -- any ideas?

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Fri Oct 23 12:16:50 CDT 2015

On 10/23/2015 09:10 AM, Al Kossow wrote:

> Maxtor drives have a very distinctive (and loud) recal sound.

And some Maxtor drives are Miniscribes.  I have one (I think it's an 
ESDI, IIRC) that has a beautiful Miniscribe HDA casting, with a Maxtor 
label wrapped around it.

Ah, the good old days of brick-filled boxes...


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