Op vrijdag 15 december 2017 18:39:55 CET schreef Paul Groves:
I have one of these; https://youtu.be/M8qk1WCbvag
It works great and I can read and write my 1.44MB 1MB and 720k floppies.
But on linux, the floppy drive is continuously trying to read all the
time making annoying tick, tick, tick sounds. So I have to leave a disk
in all the time.
On windows however it works flawlessly. So there is a big in linux of
Now the floppy drive is detected as /dev/sdc could this be an indication
of the problem?
Although when I use an el-cheapo external USB drive the drive works
fine. (And is also /dev/sdc).
I notice that when booting up, the drive is fine in the BIOS and also in
grub. As soon as the kernel is loaded the problem starts. Perhaps it is
the floppy module not loaded or missing?
Can anyone explain?
lsmod | grep floppy
whether the driver is loaded.
Gertjan Lettink, a.k.a. Knurpht
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