I'm running Redhat 5.1, with a 2.0.35 kernel, on a
Digital Hinote Ultra 2000.
When I mount the floppy, I can access it OK; but then if I do nothing
with it for between one and two minutes, the kernel gives "floppy:
unexpected interrupt", and all accesses return I/O errors (if I'm
lucky) or silently return zero bytes (if I'm not). The unexpected
interrupt is then repeated every 60 seconds until the floppy is
(This happens whether the floppy driver is built in, or loaded as a
Anybody have any idea what's happening?
Please mail as well as posting, since I'm not sure how reliable my