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SubjectRe: Zip drive SCSI layer cock-up?
On Sun, 15 Feb 1998, Chris Evans wrote:

> HOWEVER, the "cool" retries/IO failures/etc. stopped there -- my df
> process remain hung in the "D" state, and I had to reboot to get rid of
> this. Even turning the Zip drive back on did not help.
>
> I know the answer is "don't do this", but has 2.1.x been hacked a bit to
> make systems more resilient to this form of thing? Would autofs have coped
> more gracefully?

Not in 2.1.84+. autofs doesn't work at all... At least, all versions
after the "unlikely occurrence" fix are broken for me. This isn't a
networked box, so all of this is from floppies and CDs (two of each). The
floppy death could perhaps be attributed to the broken floppy driver
(mtools are OK, and I can read ext2 flops my box, but writing seems to
break things badly.)



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