>> All forms of hard disk interface - that I do know.
>> ST-506 = Seagate Technology model 506 hard drive
>> (which set the MFM and RLL standards)
> st506 was ONLY mfm. There were no st506 drive that had
> RLL encodings.
Curiously enough, my first hard drive was an ST-506 used with
an RLL controller for the usual 45% increase in capacity. All
I can say is that it worked fine from when I bought it new
(for £350.00) through to when I had to replace the (genuine
IBM) PC/XT motherboard after it failed.
The new motherboard was a 386dx/25 and had on-board IDE and
related, so I had to get an IDE drive at the same time.
Oh - yes, I was shocked at the speed difference between the
two systems. Then again, who wouldn't be...
Best wishes from Riley.
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