Problems with fdc0 w/Athlon and via chipset. Floppy isn't recognized.

Doug White dwhite at
Sun Aug 22 19:46:22 PDT 2004

On Sun, 22 Aug 2004, Edwin Culp wrote:

> I've been seeing this problem for some time.  I've seen other
> folks comment about it also.  I'm wondering if it is operator
> error or if there really is a problem.
> fdc0: <floppy drive controller> port
> 0x3f7,0x3f4-0x3f5,0x3f2-0x3f3 irq 6 drq 2 on acpi0
> fdc0: I/O to control range incorrect
> device_attach: fdc0 attach returned 6
> I see this on all my athlon/via machines.  I'm running current as
> yesterday.

Your BIOS writer is on crack. I think Nate was working on a hack to glue
the ranges together to work around this.

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