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SubjectRe: EXT2 floppy problem in 2.1.8x
Followup to:  <>
By author: Shaw Carruthers <>
In newsgroup:
> I have narrowed down this problem to include/asm-i386/floppy.h.
> Setting can_use_virtual_dma=0 in drivers/block/floppy.c makes the problem
> go away.
> So the bug is in the vdma stuff,

That makes sense. The SYSLINUX installer broke at the same time the
VDMA stuff was introduced (it will happily corrupt a floppy.)

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