Re: superformat troubles
>>>>> "Eric" == Eric Delaunay <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Eric> It's a sun4m machine type: a SparcClassic/X promoted to
Eric> SparcClassic after I fixed the NVRAM. The floppy drive is a
Eric> MT-19 coming from an IPC workstation. I know it's an
Eric> unusual combination of hardware, but it's the only one I got
Eric> for free ;-) I can read and write data with no problem.
Eric> Just can't format. I don't know if the trouble is hardware
Eric> related (very old floppy drive), kernel related or
Eric> application related (fdformat/superformat). Any pointer is
To add another data point. I tried creating a boot floppy while testing
the install process today on a standard Sparc5. No joy formating
either (though unfortunately I don't have a log of what happened)
"Normality is a statistical illusion." -- me
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