[vcf-midatlantic] 11/9 & 11/10 Workshop

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Thu Nov 14 15:54:12 EST 2019

On 11/14/19 1:26 AM, Ethan Dicks via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 9:22 PM David Gesswein via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>     I got the Museum 3B1 operating again.. I put in a MFM hard drive
>> emulator emulating the biggest drive the machine supports without
>> modifications, 67 MB...
> Hi, David,
> I'm happy to read about this.  I have a 3B1 myself and the bearings on
> the hard drive are failing loudly.  I happen to have a WD2010
> controller chip for the easy upgrade, and I've thought about looking
> into the PAL/board mod to add an extra head.  There's little point to
> the mods then trying to find a working MFM drive over 70MB but with an
> MFM drive emulator, size is arbitrary and might as well be large
> enough to do more than hold the full OS and a few local files.
> -ethan
I have that chip around here somewhere. My 3B1 died before I could
upgrade (a long time ago).

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