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

Joel Dahl joel at
Tue May 3 19:55:00 UTC 2016

On Tue, May 03, 2016 at 10:21:25AM -0500, Larry Rosenman wrote:
> On 2016-05-03 05:49, Joel Dahl wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 30, 2016 at 10:36:53PM -0500, 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.
> > 
> > Just a "me too". But this is with VMware Fusion. If I disable the 
> > floppy from
> > BIOS, the virtual machine boots. If I leave it enabled, it hangs.
> Thanks for posting that I'm not the only one, and it's not flakey 
> hardware.

I forgot to mention that -CURRENT from three weeks ago works. I rebuilt
-CURRENT today and now it hangs.


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