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SubjectRe: floppy in 2.4.17
On Sat, Feb 23, 2002 at 10:00:07PM +0000, Chris Sykes wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2002 at 07:49:16PM +0100, Heinz Diehl wrote:
> > On Sat Feb 23 2002, J.A. Magallon wrote:
> >
> > > I am getting problems with floppy drive in 2.4.17.
> > > All started with floppy not working in 18-rc4, went back to 17
> > > and still does not work. Just plain 2.4.17, no patching.
> >
> > > mkfs -v -t ext2 /dev/fd0 gives:
> >
> > > mke2fs 1.26 (3-Feb-2002)
> > > mkfs.ext2: bad blocks count - /dev/fd0
> >
> > Exactly the same thing here.
>
> Yet another meetoo.
>
> I also experience hard lockups when writing to the floppy drive (fdformat,
> dd etc.) , nothing in my logs though.
>

I've seen this a couple times also, but not on the -ac series recently.

I notice this in 2.4.18-pre9-ac1:
o Fix floppy reservation ranges (Anton Altaparmakov)

So, can you guys stress the -ac patch to see if it's fixed there?

Mike










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