Floppy problems

Jan Nieuwenhuizen janneke at gnu.org
Sun Nov 21 10:22:43 EST 1999

On Saturday, 20 November 1999, "David A. Gatwood" writes:

> Hmm.  That's the same drive used in the majority of PCI PowerMacs.  Odd.

Thanks for answering so quickly.  Is there anything one/I can do
except for just looking at the code?
(did you see my 'bug report'?  all seems to go well, until close (),
 which just blocks.  I'm at loss, there).
> Yeah.  I still haven't gotten around to changing that.  Mach takes control
> of device size handling, so all of the /dev/fd0H*'s work the same except
> fd0, which for some reason, they didn't attach to the driver....


> Heheh.  Let me guess.  Just hangs?  Should be fixed in the latest vmlinux


> server sources, but nobody's built since then....  (mental note, build
> kernel/server pair tonight.)

Could you drop me an url?

> > Trying to mount this particular CD-ROM under linuxppc-Q3's 2.2.6 or 2.3.23
> > freezes the kernel (not pingable, nothing in logs).
> Eek.  :-)

You take the words right out of my mouth :-)


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <janneke at gnu.org> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter
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