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Re: [MiNT] Kernal questions.

On Wed, 3 Feb 1999 17:04:07 +0100 (EET), Konrad Kokoszkiewicz wrote:

> > Yes it is, the floppy-drive is active for about 30 seconds before MiNT
> > continues to boot. With a floppy inserted it takes less than a second.
> Then it must be a problem with the Afterburner. Because my Falcon boots
> very quickly regardless of a presence (or not) a disk in the floppy drive.

It turns out to be SPIN that for some unknown reason checks the floppy, and
not MiNT itself. NEWFATFS only use 2-3 seconds to determine whether a floppy
is inserted or not, while SPIN use 30 seconds (for what?).

** Jo Even Skarstein    http://www.stud.ntnu.no/~josk/
**    beer - maria mckee - atari falcon - babylon 5