floppy disk - device not configured error
darryl at osborne-ind.com
Wed Nov 19 07:14:01 PST 2003
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Darryl Hoar
> Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 8:57 AM
> To: 'Peter Risdon'
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: RE: floppy disk - device not configured error
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Risdon [mailto:peter at circlesquared.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 4:22 AM
> > To: darryl at osborne-ind.com
> > Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > Subject: Re: floppy disk - device not configured error
> > Darryl Hoar wrote:
> > >Checked dmesg and the floppy controller
> > >is recognized, etc.
> > >
> > >
> > It's often helpful to paste your dmesg into your question
> > with problems
> > of this sort. From my dmesg:
> > fdc0: <Enhanced floppy controller (i82077, NE72065 or clone)> port
> > 0x3f7,0x3f0-0
> > x3f5 irq 6 drq 2 on acpi0
> > fdc0: FIFO enabled, 8 bytes threshold
> > So I have a floppy controller. So far so good. But what about
> > a floppy
> > drive? That's in the line:
> > fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0
> > Do you also have that?
> > Peter Risdon.
> looked at dmessg and found:
> fdc0: <NEC 72065B or clone> at port 0x3f0-0x3f5,0x3f7 irq 6
> drq 2 on isa0
> but no fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0, or for that matter
> anything like it.
> What does that mean ?
Never mind. That sound you hear is me thumping
my head against the wall. Checked the bios, and
the floppy was disabled. Enabled it and all is well.
Sorry for the wasted bandwidth.
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