Problems with fdc0 w/Athlon and via chipset. Floppy isn't
eculp at encontacto.net
Mon Aug 23 04:58:37 PDT 2004
Quoting Doug White <dwhite at gumbysoft.com>:
> 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
> Your BIOS writer is on crack.
I'm not surprised. :) They're cheap and seem to work ok in every
other way so there are probably more out there than a person
> I think Nate was working on a hack to glue
> the ranges together to work around this.
Is there anything I can do on this end. (Change configuration,
test patches, etc?)
Thanks, Doug, for confirming my suspicions.
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