Re: Where have all the kernals gone?

From: Michael Klein (
Date: 2004-06-03 13:33:56

On Wed, 2 Jun 2004, Marko Mäkelä wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 04:28:43AM -0500, Craig LeVay wrote:
> >   Jens was selling them over here in 'States' last October at the Chicago
> > SWRAP Commodore meet.  They are a nice CD and profesionally done.  My
> > linux machine reads them quite well and transfer files over via
> > 1581/Little Red Reader method.
> The Linux floppy driver can read and write 1581 disks if you tune the
> parameters.  At least Linux kernel 1.x or 2.0 did that.

Does still work in 2.4.

> I think that the
> setfdprm command was later removed, or the interface was changed,
> and the /etc/fdprm file was removed from GNU/Linux distributions.

Debian Woody and Sarge have the setfdprm command in the fdutils package,
and /etc/fdprm was renamed to /etc/mediaprm at some point.



puffin:~ > rsh puffin uptime
 13:24:12 up 188 days,  2:50,  2 users,  load average: 0.04, 0.15, 0.22

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