Subject: Re: usb floppy support
To: Mark Davies <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/15/2004 10:01:38
In message <email@example.com>, Mark Davies writes:
>My new Dell Latitude D600 has a USB floppy drive with it. Not that I use
>floppies very often but what would be involved in getting current to support
>Plugging it in gives the following dmesg output:
>umass0 at uhub0 port 1 configuration 1 interface 0
>umass0: Sony USB Floppy Drive, rev 1.10/5.01, addr 3
>umass0: using UFI over CBI with CCI
>atapibus1 at umass0: 2 targets
Make sure it's plugged in at boot time.
The most likely answer has to do with buffer memory allocation; the
kernel can't find a big-enough contiguous block. At boot time, it can.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb