[Intrepid] Floppy - was Re: (unknown)

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Nov 26 15:23:04 UTC 2008

On 11/25/2008 11:35 PM, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 15:23 -0800, NoOp wrote:
>> Ummm... if you click on that you will receive an error msg _unless_
>> you modprobe floppy first. Now I could be wrong as my Intrepid was
>> upgraded/downgraded from a well working Hardy (with floppy support),
>> so perhaps a clean install of Intrepid work without doing 'modeprobe
>> floppy' first. Does yours work?
> My Intrepid is also a Hardy-upgrade. When I start gfloppy from the menu,
> I get "Cannot initialize device: Unable to open any device, formatting
> cannot continue". Which is not surprising, as indeed I do not have a
> drive. Sorry, I'm not much help here.

And you'd get that even if you had a floppy. That's exactly what
happened on A21M Thinkpad _until_ I modprobe floppy and added it into

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