[TUHS] mkfs somewhere else?

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Fri Feb 13 05:18:26 AEST 2015

On Thu, Feb 12, 2015, at 10:50, cowan at ccil.org wrote:
> Dave Horsfall:
> > Not just that, but the aerodynamics have been screwed up.  The heads will
> > no longer "float" on an air-cushion; I believe the gap is the traditional
> > human hair width, if that.
> Much larger.  I remember seeing a scale drawing that showed the gap
> as half an inch or so, with a dust particle the size of a freaking
> mountain and a human hair that looked like a Tipler cylinder.

I think that's based on a modern hard drive, though. There's a reason
modern hard drives are sealed with air filters on the pressure
equalizing ports.

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