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SubjectRe: floppy in 2.4.17
Have you tried booting with "pnpbios=no-res" ?


Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
> Hello All , More info ... Hth , JimL
>
> On Sat, 23 Feb 2002, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
>
>> Hello J.A. , Nice name . I have verified that the floppy drive
>> under 2.4.18-pre3 is in the same shape . Hth , JimL
>>
>
>># fdformat /dev/fd0u1440 , Hmmm , Move little tab .
>>/dev/fd0u1440: Read-only file system
>># fdformat /dev/fd0u1440 , Hmmm ......
>>/dev/fd0u1440: Read-only file system
>># tar -ztvf /dev/fd0 , Hmmm , J.A.'s right .
>>(hang ..wait several minutes..)^C
>>tar (grandchild): Read error on /dev/fd0: Input/output error
>>tar (grandchild): At beginning of tape, quitting now
>>tar (grandchild): Error is not recoverable: exiting now
>>
>>gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file
>>tar: Child returned status 1
>>tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
>>
>
> VFS: Disk change detected on device fd(2,28)
> VFS: Disk change detected on device fd(2,28)
> VFS: Disk change detected on device fd(2,28)
> VFS: Disk change detected on device fd(2,28)
> VFS: Disk change detected on device fd(2,0)
> end_request: I/O error, dev 02:00 (floppy), sector 0
> end_request: I/O error, dev 02:00 (floppy), sector 0
> end_request: I/O error, dev 02:00 (floppy), sector 2
> end_request: I/O error, dev 02:00 (floppy), sector 4
> end_request: I/O error, dev 02:00 (floppy), sector 6
>
>
>
>>On Sat, 23 Feb 2002, J.A. Magallon wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Hi.
>>>
>>>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 -t ext2 /dev/fd0 just hangs forever.
>>>
>>>mkfs -v -t ext2 /dev/fd0 gives:
>>>
>>>mke2fs 1.26 (3-Feb-2002)
>>>mkfs.ext2: bad blocks count - /dev/fd0
>>>
>>>Hardware:
>>>
>>>Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
>>>FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077
>>>ide-floppy driver 0.97.sv
>>>
>>>???
>>>
>>>TIA
>>>




Pierre
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