Time to kill fdc ?
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Sun Feb 10 11:43:09 UTC 2013
On 10/02/2013, at 21:36, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
> I tried to read a floppy disk yesterday.
> When was the last time anybody tried that with a FreeBSD release ?
> Based on my brief experiments yesterday, 6.X is the last release
> where accessing floppy disks carry less than a 10% risk of a panic.
> Unless somebody fixes the fdc driver to work in -current, I intend
> to dust of my axe and cut it from the tree later this spring.
I've used it in 7.x to read install.cfg for a semi automated install process.
I didn't see any panics, but then again install.cfg is a pretty small file.
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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