- Aug 28, 2006
...Since I've tested this drive in my PS/2, and it did not work, it could be either the cable or my MCA floppy controller. When I booted my PS/2 last, I believe it did recognize the controller because when it started up it said it was mounting the floppy. Not 100% sure on this...
There is a DOS driver required for your microchannel adapter. Do you have the earlier version which has a switchblock, or the adapter without (both have the same 15F7996 FRU)? I haven't determined what the switches did (a physical switch on a microchannel adapter is always intriguing, because the architecture defines that configurations should be done in software).
I did a DOS utility years ago that checked for presence of the adapter (the purpose was actually to determine which main FDC chip was present for the different PS/2 systems), but need to get back into that research...