Paul Neuwirth wrote:
On Sunday 2017-12-10 22:11, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> Hello group,
> I have on several machines this problem: they are continously trying
> access the floppy drives. Two drives already defective, due to the=20
> mechanic stress.
Try reversing the cable to the drive (pin 1 at
the wrong side). At
least that's what happened to mine... Now it apparently works.
The mainboard does not have a floppy controller, so I use an SCSI floppy
drive, it is working with a floppy disk inserted.
Just an idea: an SCSI-bus must be terminated correctly. Are you sure
that this is the case here?
> dmesg shows following continously:
> [1537682.559487] sd 0:0:3:0: [sdc] Read Capacity(10) failed: Result:=20
> hostbyte=3DDID_OK driverbyte=3DDRIVER_SENSE
That's not the floppy. It should be
Would be nice, to have this enumeration.. but does not work
for SCSI and
USB floppy disk drives, but it works for my optical and streamer device
/dev/sr? / /dev/st?.
Telcontar:~ # mount -v /mnt/floppy
mount: /dev/fd0 is write-protected, mounting read-only
mount: /dev/fd0 mounted on /mnt/floppy.
Telcontar:~ # ls /mnt/floppy
AUTOEXE2.BAT AUTOEXEC.BAT CONFIG.SYS EGA.CPI HIMEM.SYS IO.SYS
MSCDEX.EXE MSDOS.SYS PARTINFO.EXE
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