John Foust jfoust at
Mon Feb 1 20:17:22 CST 2021

At 07:54 PM 2/1/2021, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
>The workflow of 'squirt across a bitstream from the whole disk, let the PC
>chew on it and maybe it's right' is fundamentally wrong
>It may work on clean media but you are guaranteed of getting garbage after the
>head clogs at some point during the march across the disk.

Hmm, OK...  So a dirty media problem eventually goops the head...  

Are you saying a flux recorder should have a better way of detecting that problem?
And stop earlier?

- John

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