[OT] Hackers break into Linux kernel home
wayward4now at gmail.com
Sat Sep 3 04:40:25 UTC 2011
On Fri, 2011-09-02 at 17:48 -0500, 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.
Is it SCSI? It would probably need it's own power supply. :) Ric
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