[SATLUG] floppy issuer

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Sat Apr 4 06:52:25 CDT 2015


On Fri, Apr 03, 2015 at 07:04:53PM -0500, Craig wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 7:00 PM, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> 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?
> >
> > Does the floppy cable in use have a twist in it (vs. a pata/ide cable
> which does not)

I cannot tell since it was crunched into a round cable.

> > 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).

It's brand new, and it is recognized and works correctly when I boot 
off of it.

-b.


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