[OT] Hackers break into Linux kernel home

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 2 23:36:25 UTC 2011

On 09/02/2011 03:48 PM, Billie Walsh wrote:
> 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.

Cut them into 3.5 inches....
You might like this:
[8 inch floppy drive ]

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