Definitions for "Disk controller"
Keywords:  circuitry, floppy, drive, hdc, vxvm
A special-purpose chip and circuitry that directs and controls reading from and writing to a computer's disk drive. Also called a hard disk controller (HDC).
When connected to a disk drive via a ribbon cable, allows communication between the disk drive and the rest of the computer.
The electronic circuitry that controls and manages the operation of floppy or hard disks installed in the computer.
A microprocessor that provides an interface to disk devices.