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Re: Don't do this



Thats.. strange. I never had this problem way back when I used win95.


On Tue, 15 Dec 1998, Oleg Safiullin wrote:

> Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 15:27:32 +0600 (NOVT)
> From: Oleg Safiullin <form@vs.itam.nsc.ru>
> To: misc@openbsd.org
> Cc: Louis Bertrand <louis@signalpath.on.ca>
> Subject: Re: Don't do this
> 
> This is problem in Win95/Win98 msflop.dll. 
> Win95/98 crashes trying to access floppy with UFS.
> But you can restart in msdos mode to use rawrite...  
> 
> On 15-Dec-98 Theo de Raadt wrote:
> >> I just crashed my Win95 box while trying to rawrite a 2.4 boot floppy.
> >> The message was:
> >> "Exception 00 occurred at blah:blablah in VxD HSFLOP(03)..." 
> >> I got the blue screen of death and the three-finger salute is useless.
> >> I checked the disk and it was an older 2.4 boot floppy.
> >> 
> >> I can reproduce this on another, older version of Win95 (didn't try '98,
> >> have better things to do). All you have to do is insert the floppy in the
> >> drive, which means you can't even format it! Any boot floppy will do it.
> >> 
> >> Moral of the story: 
> >> Use an OpenBSD boot floppy to annoy Microsoft zealots.
> > 
> > I have heard about this twice before this.  It's very amusing.
> > 
> > Unfortunately, I would also like if this was fixed...
> 
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> E-Mail:  Oleg Safiullin <form@vs.itam.nsc.ru>
> Date:    15-Dec-98
> Time:    15:24:08
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