Time to kill fdc ?

C. P. Ghost cpghost at cordula.ws
Sun Feb 10 13:27:41 UTC 2013

On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 12:06 PM, 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.

Any chance to get a user-mode fdc(4) replacement then? Maybe
in ports?


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