Floppy doesn't recognized by FreeBSD 5.0

Eduardo Viruena Silva mrspock at esfm.ipn.mx
Thu May 8 08:13:17 PDT 2003

On Thu, 8 May 2003, Eduardo Viruena Silva wrote:

> On Thu, 8 May 2003, Lord Sith wrote:
> > What does dmesg say about your floppy drive? Does it detect it? Are there
> > errors trying to probe it?
> >
> > I have this annoying problem on my FreeBSD test box (ABIT BH6 motherboard)
> > where if I enable the ACPI module my floppy drive became unusable.
> I have problems reading my floppy too (Intel 815/850 motherboard), but I
> have not related it with ACPI.  How do you disable this module?

ok, I added the line:


to the file:  /boot/device.hints

and, at last, I have my floppy drive working.

Why is this happening?

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