No more floppy drive

Nate Lawson nate at
Mon Aug 30 09:58:07 PDT 2004

M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <41335688.1060805 at>
>             Nate Lawson <nate at> writes:
> : Basically, systems that have AML that claim 0x3f2-0x3f5,0x3f7 are 
> : correct and we need to only allocate those ports.  In fact, we shouldn't 
> : allocate 0x3f0-0x3f1 unless on a PS/2 system.  However, our floppy code 
> : assumes a base of 0x3f0 and that's why people report error messages like:
> Yes.  That's right.  I've understood that from early in the
> conversations.  However, we don't have much of a choice for systems
> that tell us 0x3f0-0x3f5, which is what the traditional range for
> these ports really is.  This is a very recent development, and needs
> some tcl to get right.  I have some patches in the works, but they
> aren't ready yet.  Please be patient.

Ok, glad you knew this.  Thanks for working on it.


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