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SubjectRe: FTape and floppy driver conflict
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In message <MSGID_2=3A2448=2F9017.11_32469c18@fidonet.org> Simon Giesecke writes:
: screen was full with "Kernel NULL pointer dereference" messages,
: then the system completely hung. There were no messages in the
: syslog besides a "cannot get IRQ 6" from the floppy module. BTW,
: both the ftape and floppy driver were compiled as modules.

You cannot use the floppy tape and disk drives at the same time due to
hardware shortcomings. However, the kernel should lock the other out
while it is accessing one of these so that this sort of thing won't
happen.

Warner

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