stubborn read-only floppy problem _only_ with new kernels.

stubborn read-only floppy problem _only_ with new kernels.

Post by vladi.. » Tue, 18 Jun 1996 04:00:00





>>       Under 1.3.66 floppy behaves normal, under pre2 or 2.0 kernels,
>>all floppy operations believe floppy to be incontrovertably write
>>protected. _Every_ utility behaves this way.

>On my Triton m/b this was caused by setting the floppy access to
>supervisor in the BIOS. I don't recall when I first noted the problem,
>however, as I use my floppy drive once in a blue moon. Changing the
>parameter didn't fix all my problems though (Win95 still couldn't use
>it), but resetting the BIOS to factory default did.

Did you enable triton chipset fix whem configuring your custom
kernel? If I remember correctly, it was:

CONFIG_BLK_DEV_TRITON

and it should fix certain things.

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