Time to kill fdc ?
C. P. Ghost
cpghost at cordula.ws
Sun Feb 10 18:17:40 UTC 2013
On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 7:03 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
>>> Could you try:
>>> dd if=/dev/fd0 of=/dev/null bs=1048576
>>> That consistently exploded 7.x and 8.x here yesterday...
>>NO problem here, with:
>>7.4-STABLE 244498 i386 PII
>>8.3-STABLE 243778 i386 P4
>>10.0-CURRENT 245422 i386 P4 (same system)
> That's interesting, that's entirely counter to what I saw
> on two different systems yesterday.
> I'll try again on a third system.
>>I do not have floppies on my 9.X / amd64 systems
> Last I tried, amd64 systems consistently returned garbage
> when reading floppies with ISA-DMA.
> I'd be interested to hear other peoples results ?
I'll try that later on my 9.1/amd64 box and will report back.
Right now, I've got a long-running computation that I'd rather
not interrupt, should the machine crash.
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