Bug 118204 - (IDE FLOPPY)freezes on attempt to mount LS-120 super floppy
(IDE FLOPPY)freezes on attempt to mount LS-120 super floppy
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
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Blocks: FC2Target
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Reported: 2004-03-13 09:17 EST by Norbert Roma
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-05 11:36:18 EDT
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Description Norbert Roma 2004-03-13 09:17:18 EST
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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.

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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 13:47:32 EDT
Please try test3. With the test3 kernel the tests I've run on
ide-floppy are working
Comment 2 Norbert Roma 2004-05-05 09:23:13 EDT
It's working for me too now.  Thanks! -nr

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