Time to kill fdc ?

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com
Sun Feb 10 12:28:44 UTC 2013

Poul-Henning Kamp 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.
Floppy drive support was removed from Freebsd around release 7.0 I 
think. Read the release-notes for 6.0, 7.0 and 8.0 to determine when it 

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