Floppy drive is going nuts
dgw at liwest.at
Tue Oct 5 13:23:37 PDT 2004
Recently, my floppy drive isn't working properly. The kernel often panics on
unmount of a UFS floppy, and sometimes also while reading or writing an
ordinary DOS-formatted floppy. Very often, the data is corrupted, but when
formatting the floppy, it shows no errors. And once I tried to write a file
(which is just a little bit over 1440k in size) to a 1720k formatted floppy
(worked properly in the past), and the result was a complete system lockup.
I had to do a hard reset to bring it back. This is reproducable.
I'm running 4.10-STABLE. How can I tell whether this is a software bug or
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