Re: [PATCH] Re: [2.1.80] boot and floppy driver problems.

Niels Kristian Bech Jensen (
Thu, 22 Jan 1998 09:27:14 +0100 (MET)

On Wed, 21 Jan 1998, MOLNAR Ingo wrote:

> this can be ignored safely, although it points to a possible bug in
> the floppy initialization code. The problem is that request_irq()
> implicitly unmasks the requested IRQ line (IRQ6 in this case),
> floppy_grab_irq_and_dma() seems to assume that the IRQ is masked.
> this (untested) patch explicitly turns off the floppy IRQ after
> fd_request_irq().
The patch doesn't work. When I try to mount a floppy, I get a lot of
diagnostic messages and the floppy doesn't get mounted.

Med venlig hilsen / Best regards
Niels Kristian Bech Jensen