[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Floppy on a Blade 100

Hash: SHA1

> > >  Everything is fine besides the floppy not being detected.
> >
> > Even if you got it detected, it wouldn't work well. Will likely cause
> > the machine to crash or lockup.
> >
> > Floppy has never been supported very well on ultrasparc-linux in general
> > It's not a Debian issue.
> Oh that's _very_ bad news! as I wanted to convert half a dozent Sun Blade
> 100 from Sun Solaris to Debian Linux.
> Wadding thru the debian-sparc archive I find lots of complains about the
> Blades not booting from floppy. Actually that is not my problem. It is
> already installed and up and running. It makes a nice desktop machine. Alas
> the floppy is not working... So even you said that ultralinux made a nice
> desktop for years for you. Didn't you miss a floppy too?
> Bottom line: no floppy on ultralinux, no conversion :(

I'm using a Sun Blade 100 as a desktop workstation and everything works fine 
except the floppy. Purchasing a usb pendrive was a great solution to this, 
floppy's are dying anyhow. 

- -- 
Homepage: http://www.de-brauwer.be
BSD is for Unix lover
Linux is for windows haters,
I run Linux 
Version: GnuPG v1.2.1 (GNU/Linux)


Reply to: