On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Julian Wolfe (FireflyST) wrote:

> According to the


Huh?

Johnny
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Johnny Billquist
> Sent: Mar 5, 2004 1:13 PM
> To: Christopher Zach
> Cc: Julian Wolfe ,
> Bill Gunshannon , info-pdp11@village.org
> Subject: Re: Power requirements?
>
> On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Christopher Zach wrote:
>
> > RL02's spin at 2400RPM. RK05's spin at 1800RPM IIRC. Thus the transfer
> > time for data is a bit faster on the RL series drives.

>
> Transfer rates, sure. But I thought we said spinup time. Having to reach a
> lower RPM should also make it faster to come online. In short, the RK05
> takes less time to come online from the moment you push the run button.
>
> > RL's also do spiral writes/reads on sectors IIRC. I don't however recall
> > if they can do overlapped seeks, although I *think* they can.

>
> You are confused. :-)
> RL02 cannot do spiral read/write. The RK05 can.
> Both can do overlapped seek.
>
> Johnny
>
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