Subject: Re: superdisks
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/1998 21:54:49
In message <199801230255.UAA17405@guinness.uaccess.net>, Eric Haszlakiewicz wri
> duh.. I should have updated my sources first. Anyway, looks like
>it pretty much works. My drive shows up as sd0 on the atapi bus.
>Doesn't exactly have floppy semantics (mount sd0d instead of 0a), not that
>it really needs to.
Huh. Mine gets weird controller timeouts...
> One thing I have noticed is that if anything tries to access the
>drive too soon after you put in a 120Meg disk it looses an interrupt
>and then it doesn't work at all.
>Normal 1.44Meg floppies work fine though.
I'll have to check that out...
>This seems like a problem with the drive. (Also happens under Win95,
>although win95 manages to recover if you eject the disk, reinsert it, wait,
>and then try again). Ideas?
None, but thanks for the tip! How long are you having to wait after
inserting the disk? I noticed that it seemed to choke on the disk
if it was in during the boot... In fact, mine always seems to choke on
the LS-120 disks, but on the other hand, for all I know, mine's bad.
> Other than that, works kinda ok.
>( raw read/write:>300K/s, 20K/s, hmm...slow writing, wonder why )
Not so bad...