Re: [NTLK] pcmcia ata HDrives

From: Ben McBeen (
Date: Sat Mar 16 2002 - 17:36:51 EST

I've been trying out my Microdrive, but have had little success with the
current driver. I'll be trying out ATA RC1 as soon as it is released,
and I'll let you know.

On Saturday, March 16, 2002, at 12:02 PM, Laurent Daudelin wrote:

> on 16/03/02 07:55, Marco Ippoliti at wrote:
>> Has anybody tried to use one of those pcmcia ata harddrives (e.g.
>> Kingston DataPak Type II PC Card Hard Drives) on a Newton with ATA
>> Support drive?
>> It looks exciting to have 2 or 5 GB of space available.
>> What has been the result?
>> How is it seen and handled by the OS?
>> Can we store data only or packages as well?
>> How to load packages in memory?
> I think that someone tried the IBM 1 GB MicroDrive but it would fail
> with
> the Newton because it's not fast enough...

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