Subject: Re: isa/fd.c #error
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/13/2001 09:44:37
> Unfortunately, that driver historically had machdep stuff in it.
> On the i386, it reads the NVRAM to decide the density of the floppy
> drives.  On the Alpha, it can't do this, and there was some other
> random thing it did on the BeBox...

so, why hasn't someone done the obvious thing and added an MD callback
to the floppy driver for stuff like density support?

					- Bill