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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: floppy motor spins when floppy module not installed
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Dale Mellor <dale@dmellor.dabsol.co.uk> writes:

> 1. Floppy motor spins when floppy module not installed.

It's a known problem. Some broken BIOSes don't turn off the motor
after probing for a disk. One solution is to change the boot priority
in the BIOS settings so the hard disk is tried before floppy. If you
ever need to boot from a floppy, you can change it back.

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Måns Rullgård
mru@kth.se

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