[ros-bugs] [Bug 2591] Floppy driver causes hang on startup

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Fri Aug 31 05:19:54 CEST 2007


--- Comment #3 from aicommander <aicommander at gmail.com>  2007-08-31 05:19:54 CET ---
I did more testing and this issue also occurs when I disable floppy interface
in the BIOS on my Dell Dimension 8200 without disabling the floppy drive
itself. The BIOS reports a Floppy 0 seek failure, but it continues booting then
ReactOS hangs on floppy.sys. When I change the floppy interface to read-only or
on then floppy.sys loads correctly. It seems that if the BIOS displays a floppy
warning then floppy.sys crashes. Maybe heavily dependent on BIOS? I think it is
a problem in the seek code that causes it to bug check because it never seeks
the floppy drive before it crashes.

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