how good is the data reliability with CD ROM and DVD RAM?

Carlo Pisani carlojpisani at
Sat Jul 21 16:43:13 CDT 2018

thus, MO drive units are not reliable?

2018-07-21 23:34 GMT+02:00 Chuck Guzis via cctalk <cctalk at>:
> On 07/21/2018 02:12 PM, TeoZ via cctalk wrote:
>> I have old IBM MO Worm disks that are still readable, same with all my
>> MO disks (3.5" 130MB, 5.25" 1.3GB) but drives can be iffy. I would bet
>> that MO media will outlast us all while finding a drive to read them
>> will be a problem.
> I've got a few old PMC Apex 4GB disks.  I suspect that finding a working
> drive will be most difficult.  Heaven knows, mine died years ago.
> --Chuck

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