The kernel shipped in Fisher is -ac11, which includes an early version of
my patch to ide-floppy.c, which was initially added in -ac4. There's been a
few minor changes since then, mostly to suppress a spurious, and a harmless
http://www.email-scan.com/idefloppy/floppy-0.07.tar.gz contains an updated
patch diff against ide-floppy.c from 2.4.0-final.
ide-floppy's maintainer's tree includes all the changes. ide-floppy.c's in
maintainer's tree also includes support for Zip and Klik drives too, BTW.
The maintainer did post this patch to LKML, but it must've lost in the
The patch to lklm has been line-wrapped before sending. I've asked the
ide-floppy maintainer to send me a new (unwrapped) one.
Assigned to Arjan, since he is handling this. (Thanks, Arjan...)
Patch added for next build.
Succesfully formatted a floppy in 0.99.21smp build.