Floppy problems

Hollis R Blanchard hollis+ at andrew.cmu.edu
Sat Nov 20 14:20:58 EST 1999

On Fri, 19 Nov 1999, Eric Dorland wrote:
> There seems to be a problem with the SWIM3 controller on my PowerMac G3.
> Whenever I try to do any floppy realted operation (mount, dd, whatever) it
> gives me this error:
> end_request: I/O error, dev 02:00 (floppy), sector 36
> does anyone know what this means or has had similar problems?
> I'm running R5 on a a kernel I compiled myself, but not with anything
> outrageous, just a few patches. I've got a G3/266, and I'm running linux off
> a internal scsi drive.

Are you *positive* your floppy's good? Have you tried others?


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