You should be prepared to satisfactorily answer questions on the following items:
Know the following terms and applications:
Capacity, TPI, Tracks, Sectors, Sectors/Track,Cluster, Skew, Index Sensor, Home, Physical Drive Assignments.
- There were number of different 8" formats, used by various companies.
8" Floppy Drive Single-Density Single-Sided - IBM 3740 273Kb Double-Sided Double-Density Single-Sided 602Kb Double-Sided 1200Kb 8" Soft-Sector vs Hard-Sector (16Sector, 32Sector) Double-Sided "Grandios Density" 1673Kb
[ Hard-Disk Drives ] -- Interface, Encoding, Formatting
Recognize the cabling for the following Interfaces:
Identify the purpose, or meaning of the following:
Tracks Cylinders Sectors Skew FDISK Defragging Physical Assignment Logical Assignment Lo-Level Formatting vs Hi-Level Formatting
TestPrep - Disk-Drives - SfE-DCS - ddf - 06/24/2001