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    > I haven't been following this thread closely, nor do I know the floppy
    > low-level hardware, but I had a question (under the heading of "food for
    > thought"): Is it possible (for the floppy case) for Linux to keep the

    If I recall correctly the led is usually directly wired to one of the FDC
    lines (the one that selects the device). I am unsure that you can actually flip
    it without spinning the disc but it may be worth a try. Sorry do not have a
    spec in handy ;-(

    > LED on during the time it is unsafe to eject the disk? (LED is on while
    > mounted, turned off when unmounted?) If the hardware doesn't give you
    > that control, then obviously you can toss this suggestion. :)

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    The remaining distance to your chosen campsite remains
    constant as twilight approaches.

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