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    SubjectRe: patch pre-2.0.17
    On Tue, 3 Sep 1996, Peter J. de Vrijer wrote:

    > On Sun, 1 Sep 1996, Russell Berry wrote:
    > > If you read the ftape docs, you'll see that you CANNOT access the
    > > floppy while accessing the tape drive. That behavior is kernel
    > > independent
    > Ok I admit, I was being stupid. But it should not freeze on me.
    > It should shout at me 'HEY YOU, YOU CANNOT USE FLOPPY AND FTAPE
    > AT THE SAME TIME'. Or something like that.
    > Peter

    Well someone said that it was because the floppy module didn't clean up
    properly after it's self if it failed to get the irq (cos the ftape
    module locked it). There is a patch somewhere so ...
    PGP key pass phrase forgotten, \ Overload -- core meltdown sequence
    again :( and I don't care ;) | initiated.
    / This space is intentionally left
    | blank, apart from this text ;-)

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