Andromeda disk controller diag/format disk found

Chris Zach cz at
Tue Nov 5 12:33:57 CST 2019

Agreed. I might have one of those controllers in my pile, information on 
them is now exceptionally rare, and without things like those disks one 
is sunk.

Also have an MTI ESDI Q Bus controller in my 11/73. It has its' own 
serial port that allows you to configure if you know the "HELLO" 
password, which is "MTI" (all caps). Without that bit of info it's 


On 11/5/2019 1:11 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> it would be good to get it archived.
> I can do it if no one else volunteers
> On 11/5/19 9:10 AM, Jon Elson via cctalk wrote:
>> If anybody has an Andromeda Q-bus MFM hard drive/floppy controller, I have dug up the diags/utilities disk for it.
>> This will boot from the floppy on an LSI-11 or MicroVAX-II and allow you to format drives and run diagnostics.
>> Anybody need this?  I have no idea if the floppy is still readable, although it has been stored in good
>> conditions.
>> Jon

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