Re: Floppy handling

From: Khimenko Victor (
Date: Mon Jun 19 2000 - 14:13:18 EST

In <> Jes Sorensen ( wrote:
>>>>>> "Ron" == Ron Flory <> writes:

Ron>> Having said that, the Amiga had a very nice automount mechanism,
Ron>> but even there it was possible to remove a floppy before it was
Ron>> completely synched.

> Note that the Amiga also had hardware support for detecting disk
> inserts just like the Mac, something which the PC's don't have.

No, no, no. It was discussed already. There were NO special hardware - just
polling (JUST what you need to suck you notebook battery dry in record time).

Ron>> In my humble opinion its just not worth the risk, simply for the
Ron>> sake of 'dummy friendliness'.

> Agree

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