[SeaBIOS] Re: SeaBIOS and superformatted floppies

2020-06-22 Thread felix
On Mon 22 Jun 2020 at 10:58, Gerd Hoffmann wrote: On Sat, Jun 20, 2020 at 10:12:51PM +0300, Mike Banon wrote: > Well, I suspect for these use cases it'll be *alot* easier to add emulated harddisk support instead. It requires coding for SeaBIOS Same is true for superfloppy support. And

[SeaBIOS] Re: SeaBIOS and superformatted floppies

2020-06-22 Thread Gerd Hoffmann
On Sat, Jun 20, 2020 at 10:12:51PM +0300, Mike Banon wrote: > > Well, I suspect for these use cases it'll be *alot* easier to add emulated > > harddisk support instead. > > It requires coding for SeaBIOS Same is true for superfloppy support. And testing this is much more difficult. Physical

[SeaBIOS] Re: SeaBIOS and superformatted floppies

2020-06-20 Thread Mike Banon
> Well, I suspect for these use cases it'll be *alot* easier to add emulated > harddisk support instead. It requires coding for SeaBIOS + asking the floppy OS authors to release it as an HDD image (how many will do this?) . Meanwhile, support for floppies is already there - including the double

[SeaBIOS] Re: SeaBIOS and superformatted floppies

2020-06-19 Thread Gerd Hoffmann
On Thu, Jun 18, 2020 at 01:37:04PM +0300, Mike Banon wrote: > > there isn't much demand for floppies these days (even emulated floppies). > > And there are no alternatives to "emulated > floppies" when it comes to filling the free space of your CBFS with > useful stuff. Well, I suspect for these

[SeaBIOS] Re: SeaBIOS and superformatted floppies

2020-06-18 Thread Mike Banon
> there isn't much demand for floppies these days (even emulated floppies). I disagree: There's a big demand for emulated floppies thanks to the unique capabilities provided by them! For example: if KolibriOS (http://kolibrios.org/en/) supports your Ethernet controller and you add a KolibriOS

[SeaBIOS] Re: SeaBIOS and superformatted floppies

2020-06-15 Thread Kevin O'Connor
On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 08:26:49PM +0200, felix wrote: > Hello, > > Not so long ago, I have stumbled upon some rather disappointing behaviour in > the SeaBIOS floppy driver. After some investigations, I concluded it would > in fact be worthy of a bug report. So here it is. > > The problem is