On 2018-02-08 21:05, Ian via cctalk wrote: > On Feb 8, 2018, at 11:03, Tom Gardner via cctalk <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote: >> >> XT2190 was first produced in 3Q 1984 and last produced in 1989 which gives >> yours a remarkable life span and well beyond the them at most 5 year >> warranty. >> Be thankful they lasted this long. > > Good point. > > The lisp machines I’ve been using the drives with are way past their prime > too- pushing 34+ years outside of their warranty. > > I think next time one fails, instead of trying to understand the problem and > repair it so it can last another 30, I’ll just be thankful it lasted this > long, gold scrap the boards, and build a gaming PC out of the case.
I thought there are some MFM drive emulators out there by now?