#7 Quadra 605 disk ejecting

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SWIM driver (1)
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2004-12-31
2004-12-14
No

Debian install disk boots until VFS eject prompt, then
the ramdisk is read and then the disk keeps on ejecting
(I don't think any of the ramdisk is read it hasn't got
the time to).

System Quadra 605 36Mb/4G

Discussion

  • Laurent Vivier

    Laurent Vivier - 2004-12-15
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  • Laurent Vivier

    Laurent Vivier - 2004-12-15

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    SWIM driver is not completely finish.
    It works only on fast macintosh.
    I need to rewrite some parts in m68k assembler to fix this
    problem.

     
  • Laurent Vivier

    Laurent Vivier - 2004-12-15
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  • Michael Tomkins

    Michael Tomkins - 2004-12-16

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    It appears to be a bug clearing the eject interupt. The
    rescue disk works.

     
  • Laurent Vivier

    Laurent Vivier - 2004-12-16

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    It seems it's not a CPU speed problem.
    Driver works fine on my Quadra 610 (68040/20), and Q605 is
    faster (68LC040/25).

     
  • Michael Tomkins

    Michael Tomkins - 2004-12-31

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    Ok, found out that my 605 is one of the faulty floating
    point CPU's. This bug is probably when a floating point
    check/save occurs.

     
  • Michael Tomkins

    Michael Tomkins - 2004-12-31
    • status: open-later --> closed-later
     

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