[OT] Hackers break into Linux kernel home
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Sat Sep 3 12:03:39 UTC 2011
On Fri, 2011-09-02 at 18:45 -0400, Doug wrote:
> On 09/02/2011 03:35 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--
> I confess to not having looked, but it should still be possible to get a
> plug-in card with floppy interface (and probably PATA with it). In spite of
> the low cost of blank CD media, it just goes against my Scottish grain to
> use a CD to save a few small files!
> Blessed are the peacemakers...for they shall be shot at from both sides. --A. M. Greeley
HP make a usb floppy drive that supports usb 2.
Amazed how often I have to use it.
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