Subject: Floppy questions
To: None <>
From: Brad Pepers <>
List: amiga-dev
Date: 02/22/1994 00:26:14
I have a working (read-only) floppy device now. It hasn't been
tested much but it seems to be working. It is based on some floppy
code I wrote a while ago and the i386 floppy code. I am looking
now to try some neat stuff with it like newfs/disklabel/... How
does everyone think disklabels should be done? I was thinking to
either make a fake one for the whole drive as one partition or
actually write out the label to sector 0.

How close is the AFFS to being released? Since I can't write to
the floppy I'm stuck right now as an AFFS disk.

Also what all do I need to do to work towards a bootable floppy

And finally, as I don't understand the controller/slave setup
properly - the device driver is a bit odd. It is configured as:

device		fp0	at manafacturer 1	product 10

I used fp instead of fd since there is already an fd device. I
added the builtin product #10 for my device.

Hopefully when I release this someone who understands netbsd
better can clean things up a bit...

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