Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#3287 in-progress bug

cannot mount floppy

Reported by: bbjimmy Owned by: mmu_man
Priority: normal Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: Drivers/Floppy Version: R1/pre-alpha1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

hrev28661 and certinly before, I haven't tried to mount a floppy in a long time. I am unable to mount a floppy disk. The system just ignores the drive.

Running DriveSetup does not show the device.

The same floppy mounts in BeOS hrev5 and Zeta.

Attachments (1)

Logpart.txt (1.7 KB) - added by bbjimmy 10 years ago.
The system Log showing that the driver cannot be loaded

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Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by mmu_man

Owner: changed from axeld to mmu_man
Status: newassigned

The driver should be in the image at least:

AddDriversToHaikuImage disk floppy      : $(X86_ONLY)pc_floppy ;

Not like I use it daily though, I don't recall testing it in Haiku itself, so maybe it breaks here, but it definitely works are least for reading in ZETA.

Though it would need some more work as it currently doesn't use ISA DMA (which isn't implemented).

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by mmu_man

Btw, the fact it's not in DriveSetup doesn't mean it doesn't work. It's probably just not picked up by the partitioning subsystem, maybe because it's a BeOS style driver.

comment:3 in reply to:  2 Changed 10 years ago by bbjimmy

Replying to mmu_man:

Btw, the fact it's not in DriveSetup doesn't mean it doesn't work. It's probably just not picked up by the partitioning subsystem, maybe because it's a BeOS style driver.

There is a file in: /boot/beos/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/disk/floppy/pc_floppy linking to: /boot/beos/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/bin/pc_floppy

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by mmu_man

Yes, that's a BeOS style driver, as opposed to drivers using the new framework.

Changed 10 years ago by bbjimmy

Attachment: Logpart.txt added

The system Log showing that the driver cannot be loaded

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by diver

Component: - GeneralDrivers/Floppy

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by luroh

Milestone: R1Unscheduled

Moving out of R1 milestone (FutureHaiku/Features).

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