can't open floppy disc

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Wed Aug 11 05:46:22 UTC 2010

On 11/08/2010 14:48, James Hogarth wrote:
>> OK, so this is no longer holds true for kernels after 2.4. I'll keep
>> this in mind. Thanks.
> Sorry if that came over a little harsh.... my grandfather passed away
> today (well yesterday now) and I'm a little short of sleep....

My sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to you and the rest of the 

Having gone through this a number of times I quite understand.

However, the best thing you can do now is to get some sleep - won't be 
easy, but you just have to. A bit more sadness is yet to come so you 
must be in a better frame of mind....

(And don't pay any mind to this BIOS thingie :-) .)


Don't resent getting old - a great many are denied the privelege.

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