Re: Still floppy problems...

From: Jo Even Skarstein <>
Date: Sat, 6 Dec 1997 11:45:12 +0100

On Fri, 5 Dec 1997 wrote:

> I'm still no further along with resolving my floppy problem, but
> I did do some experimentation -- mainly heavy SCSI testing. I
> copies my entire directory of TTF fonts (>500 >30mb) then ran
> Tree_Chek (from Kobold). No errors! I tested another floppy drive
> I have around and had the same errors as the one installed. What's
> anoying is that it starts working for no reason, sometimes all day,
> then flakes out again.
> Does this sound like a DMA problem?

Not if SCSI works while the floppy flakes out. When does it happen, is
it only in 20MHz or in 16MHz as well? I suggest that you check the
wires, it could be a faulty floppy-cable, loose socket, cross-talk...

** Jo Even Skarstein
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Received on lø. des. 06 1997 - 11:45:12 CET

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