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Re: probing for presence of floppy disk?

On 08.10.2004 15:49, Michael Adam wrote:

That is right, but it does not nearly try for 30 seconds,
rather one or maybe two. A mount command on an empty floppy
drive on a linux system for instance has no noticable delay
at all, so it seems to be possible in principle.

Oh, I've tested it again on a OpenBSD 3.4 box. You are right. There was a strange handling. Maybe a bug ... in OpenBSD 3.6 it is as fast as it should and can be.