Re: No floppy under MiNT

From: Jo Even Skarstein <>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 11:40:38 +0200

On Wed, 22 Oct 1997, Michael A. White wrote:

> I seem to remember a problem from way back with accessing the floppy
> disk under certain scenarios. Would someone be so kind as to re-post
> or re-explain it to me? Or, even better, if you could explain why
> my desktop crashes whenever I try to open the floppy drive under

It's a bug in Newdesk, I had the same problem when I tried to access a
MS-DOS formatted disk from the desktop. It's quite possible that this
bug also is present in MultiTOS' desktop.

> MultiTOS, that would be great. And if anyone has a solution, that'd
> be about perfect :).

Use another desktop, or only use disks that's formatted with the
built-in desktop.

** Jo Even Skarstein
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