boot with floppy enabled doesn't.....

Larry Rosenman ler at
Mon May 2 17:54:33 UTC 2016

On 2016-05-02 12:27, Larry Rosenman wrote:
> On 2016-05-02 11:57, John Baldwin wrote:
>> On Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:36:53 PM Larry Rosenman wrote:
>>> On a current -CURRENT if my Floppy disk controller and device are
>>> ENABLED, we do NOT pass mount root, and the floppy disk
>>> light is ON.
>>> If I disable the floppy controller/drive in the BIOS, we boot.
>>> This started after April 18.
>>> I'm not sure what info to gather.
>> I recently changed some things in the fdc(4) driver that are the
>> first suspect.  You are stuck at the mountroot prompt?  Is your
>> root filesystem on the floppy or on something else?
> The system does mount root, but never gets to the RC Scripts.  Root is
> on ZFS, and NOTHING is in the floppy drive.
Oh, and it seems(!) like it's a live lock, as if I insert a USB drive, I 
get the da0 messages.

Keyboard num lock light will change state, and ctrl/T shows NOTHING.

Larry Rosenman           
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