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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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@*** Barber's Law of Backpacking (No 7 of 11) ***
The remaining distance to your chosen campsite remains
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