[parisc-linux] Floppy on a 712/60

Grant Grundler grundler@puffin.external.hp.com
Fri, 09 Nov 2001 22:55:29 -0700

Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> Well, the box is missing it's floppy drive.
> Can I attach a standard floppy drive ripped off an ordinary PC?

I haven't tried it but I think so.
Please try and tell us.
If you fry the box I'll replace it.

> Further on, I'm currently compiling massively.
> I can't compile the "normal" floppy.o module. Is there a special one, or
> is ./include/asm/floppy.h a bit hosed (kernel sources are from CVS)?

Not ported yet. You need to add some code to "publish" the floppy device's
existance similar to serial port for lasi and kluge floppy support into
dma.h. At least what I recall off the top of my head.