Floppy doesn't recognized by FreeBSD 5.0
lordsith49 at hotmail.com
Thu May 8 08:47:33 PDT 2003
I've seen several people post the same problem in the -CURRENT mailing list.
No one has responded to them.
Looking at the "open issues" on the FreeBSD 5.1 ToDo page, I would say that
ACPI is pretty much untested and very immature in FreeBSD.
>From: Eduardo Viruena Silva <mrspock at esfm.ipn.mx>
>To: Lord Sith <lordsith49 at hotmail.com>
>CC: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org, paralyz3 at hotmail.com
>Subject: Re: Floppy doesn't recognized by FreeBSD 5.0
>Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 10:11:48 -0500 (CDT)
>On Thu, 8 May 2003, Eduardo Viruena Silva wrote:
> > On Thu, 8 May 2003, Lord Sith wrote:
> > > What does dmesg say about your floppy drive? Does it detect it? Are
> > > errors trying to probe it?
> > >
> > > I have this annoying problem on my FreeBSD test box (ABIT BH6
> > > where if I enable the ACPI module my floppy drive became unusable.
> > I have problems reading my floppy too (Intel 815/850 motherboard), but I
> > have not related it with ACPI. How do you disable this module?
>ok, I added the line:
>to the file: /boot/device.hints
>and, at last, I have my floppy drive working.
>Why is this happening?
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