Time to kill fdc ?

C. P. Ghost cpghost at cordula.ws
Mon Feb 11 11:28:33 UTC 2013

On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 3:55 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
>>But I just did an experiment on an old Pentium 4 system here, using the
>>fdc driver and 8.3-STABLE as of early December (r243900). I read several
>>diskettes using "dd /dev/fd0 /dev/null" and everything went flawlessly.
> Could you try:
>         dd if=/dev/fd0 of=/dev/null bs=1048576
> That consistently exploded 7.x and 8.x here yesterday...

I've just tried this on my FreeBSD 9.1 amd64 r244903 system
10 times in a row, and nothing bad happened.


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