cvs commit: src/sys/dev/fdc fdc_isa.c

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Tue Sep 28 23:29:13 PDT 2004

In message <20040929061750.GA910 at>, John Birrell writes:
>On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 05:17:26AM +0000, Warner Losh wrote:
>> imp         2004-09-29 05:17:26 UTC
>>   FreeBSD src repository
>>   Modified files:        (Branch: RELENG_5)
>>     sys/dev/fdc          fdc_isa.c 
>>   Log:
>>   MFC: Merge case 8 into the resource allocation from 1.15:
>>   >>revision 1.15
>[ ... ]
>>   If you get floppy hangs on boot, please try after this patch and let
>>   me know if they are solved.
>This patch doesn't change things for me. The server doesn't hang
>indefinitely, but in waits for about 2 minutes (as it did before the patch)
>after writing:
>acd0: CDROM <WEARNES CDD-1020/B1.0> at ata1-master PIO3
>to the screen. Then it carries on as though nothing had ever happened.
>During the 2 minute delay, the floppy disk light is on, but I don't hear
>the burrrp-buzzurrp[1] sound that the floopy disk usually makes when it
>is probed without a disk in it.

Can you try to set the debugflags in fdc.c to 255 and g_debugflags in geom/geom_kern.c
to 7 and see if you can find out what's going on in those two minutes ?

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