[OT] Hackers break into Linux kernel home

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at swbell.net
Fri Sep 2 22:48:09 UTC 2011

On 09/02/2011 02:35 PM, David Fletcher wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-09-02 at 16:23 -0300, Lucio M Nicolosi wrote:
>> How didn't I think of it before... Anyone with some spare floppies to lend?
> Floppies seemed to me to become very unreliable. I assume this was due
> to downward pressure on the manufacturing cost. I reckon the best ones,
> if you still have any, were the ones given away as cover disks on
> computer magazines.
> That was some time ago though.
> In any case, the last motherboard I bought has no floppy interface. So I
> can't use my 5.25 inch drives :-( The only way to use floppies now
> AFAICT is to either have a USB drive or an LS-120 drive. Until the PATA
> socket vanishes too.....
> Dave

Kind of hard to use 8" floppies also. Got a whole box of them. I have a 
drive but no way to interface.


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