Bug 118204 - (IDE FLOPPY)freezes on attempt to mount LS-120 super floppy
Summary: (IDE FLOPPY)freezes on attempt to mount LS-120 super floppy
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
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Depends On:
Blocks: FC2Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-03-13 14:17 UTC by Norbert Roma
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-05-05 15:36:18 UTC
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Description Norbert Roma 2004-03-13 14:17:18 UTC
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Description of problem:
Kernel detects a superfloppy device.  It the disk is present at boot
time, the machine freezes during boot.  When attempt is made to mount
the super floppy inserted after the system is up, the machine freezes
completely (no ping response on the eth0).  The test floppy has an
ext2 filesystem created on another laptop running FC1.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot without super floppy in the drive
2. Put in a floppy and attempt to mount
3. Wait a second or two

Actual Results:  Complete freeze

Expected Results:  A mounted filesystem

Additional info:

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2004-05-03 17:47:32 UTC
Please try test3. With the test3 kernel the tests I've run on
ide-floppy are working

Comment 2 Norbert Roma 2004-05-05 13:23:13 UTC
It's working for me too now.  Thanks! -nr

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