[SATLUG] floppy issue

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Sat Apr 4 06:51:20 CDT 2015


On Fri, Apr 03, 2015 at 07:00:27PM -0500, Craig wrote:
> > *Borries Demeler* wrote
> > ...
> > I suspect some incompatibility between the mobo and the fd0 driver.
> > I can't find anything useful on google and was just wondering if someone has
> > come across this type of issue before and knows some remedy?
> > thanks, and happy Easter to everyone!
> Is this an old ide/eide pin style ribbon attachment or usb?
> 
> For the ide/eide, might just try cleaning the pins off / using a new cable.
> Is ide/eide compiled into the kernel that's being used (vs. linux
> going through bios).
> Craig

Its an IDE connected one. This is on a brand new computer, the device
is out of the box. It doesn't appear to be a harddrive issue since the
computer can boot a dos floppy, I just cannot access it from Linux.

-b.


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