Re: floppy on alpha

From: Tom Holroyd (
Date: Thu Oct 12 2000 - 20:13:11 EST

On Thu, 12 Oct 2000, Thorsten Kranzkowski wrote:

> > > Alpha DP264 (UP), SCSI, floppy
> > >
> > > ... if I read from
> > > /dev/fd0, it used to buffer the whole thing, so a second read would be
> > > fast -- now it hits the floppy again.
> Huh - your floppy is working?
> Mine does not (with 2.4.0pre10-test1 that is):
> AXPpci33 ev4 UP
> gcc version 2.96 20000925 (experimental)

Mine works OK, except for that invalidate on last close thing (how do I go
back to the old behavior? Why was it changed?). I compiled with 2.95.2.
You might try that. I have floppy.o configured as a module, also. Try
that, too.

Dr. Tom Holroyd
"I am, as I said, inspired by the biological phenomena in which
chemical forces are used in repetitious fashion to produce all
kinds of weird effects (one of which is the author)."
        -- Richard Feynman, _There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom_

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