[CS-FSLUG] Linux used to handle floppies really well.

davidm at hisfeet.net davidm at hisfeet.net
Sun Jul 31 22:35:02 CDT 2011

Thanks Ed. But read my most recent post on this. It's working great now.

> On Sun, 31 Jul 2011 10:21:27 -0500, Fred A. Miller <fmiller at lightlink.com>
> wrote:
>> Ed might be able to help you.
> My limited experience makes me think it's something between the hardware
> and the particular kernel. I can recall at least one machine in years past
> on which the floppy controller was simply not compatible with Linux. I
> have kept an old laptop running Win2K for this reason. It can't do much,
> but it does floppies and DOS programs very well. I never take it online
> any more.
> I wish I had more to offer. If dmesg doesn't offer any clues as to what
> the Linux kernel thinks of the hardware, I doubt anyone will be able to
> diagnose it.
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> Ed Hurst
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