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Re: malfunctioning floppy drive

On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 02:47:56PM -0700, Joshua Sanders wrote:
> This may seem obvious, but have you checked the cable on the back of the 
> Floppy?  Is pin 1 aligned correctly?

I think you are correct on this - the cable is twisted 180 degrees,
either at the mobo or at the floppy drive.

The giveaway was that the activity light stays on constantly, which is
always caused by this particular type of mis-cabling.

Good luck.


Jay A Estabrook                            HPTC - LINUX support
Hewlett-Packard Company - MRO1-2/K15       (508) 467-2080
200 Forest Street, Marlboro MA 01752       Jay.Estabrook@hp.com

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