December 6, 2014

Formatting a Maxtor XT-2190 for the MightyFrame (using a MightyFrame)


a classiccmp email group discussion about this drive:
http://marc.info/?t=142159007000004&r=1&w=2

Here's the description file that the iv (initialize volume) program used on the MightyFrame CTIX 5.11:

/usr/lib/iv/desc.190M

#    Convergent Technologies - System V - Aug 1985
#    "@(#)desc.190M    1.2"

#    iv description file for MAXTOR model XT-2190
#    New format - partitions in blocks instead of tracks
#    It is recommended that the drive serial number put in for the "name".
type        HD
name        Serno
cylinders    1224
heads        15
sectors        17
steprate    14
hitech
ecc
$
badblocktable    2
dump        1024
downloadarea    290
loader        /usr/lib/iv/loader    30
$
$
0
1360
17360
25360
45360
65360
85360
105360
125360 $
$
100    /usr/lib/iv/ws100.422
200    /usr/lib/iv/ws200.422
$