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HDD 'died' cyclic redundancy error

Discussion in 'Electronic Repair' started by Eeyore, Jul 19, 2007.


  1. Wrong. IBM is IBM. Hitachi is Hitachi. IBM's disk drive
    manufacturing arm was bought by Hitachi Global Storage, the HD
    manufacturing arm of Hitachi.
     

  2. Even farther back ESDI drives (some) had a small area of one platter
    reserved for a CP/M OS which "booted up" on the drives controller cards.
    THEN, the system could have access to the drive through an ESDI
    controller.
     
  3. TSR yes. Provided by others... no. It was included BY Microsoft, and
    was their product.
     
  4. Eeyore

    Eeyore Guest

    There were 3rd party equivalents that predated doskey.

    Graham
     
  5. Franc Zabkar

    Franc Zabkar Guest

    If you mean 4DOS, then I've been aware of this command.com replacement
    long before it became freeware. In any case I didn't say I was looking
    for this extra functionality, I just said that it would be one of the
    few features of XP that I would add to W98.

    - Franc Zabkar
     
  6. Andy Cuffe

    Andy Cuffe Guest

    I meant IBM hard drives.
    Andy Cuffe

     
  7. Fred Abse

    Fred Abse Guest

    Don't forget the Korn and bash shells :)
     
  8. Arfa Daily

    Arfa Daily Guest

    Hey Meat _ I never had you figured as a Mr Beardy with open toed sandals ...
    !!

    Arfa
     
  9. Meat Plow

    Meat Plow Guest

    LOL.... Nah not quite, gimme a few years.
     
  10. HapticZ

    HapticZ Guest

    so, wheres your backup?
     
  11. Eeyore

    Eeyore Guest

    In the PC.

    Graham
     
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