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End Of An Era: Linus Torvalds Marks Floppy Disks ‘Orphaned’

End Of An Era: Linus Torvalds Marks Floppy Disks ‘Orphaned’

Recently, Linus Torvalds added a software commit on Github containing the code to patch drivers for native floppy disc controllers. In the commit, Linus has left a subtle hint about the end of an era. He mentions that Jiri, a popular Linux kernel developer, no longer has a working floppy disc, which is why Linux is marking the floppy driver as “orphaned.”
— Read on fossbytes.com/linus-torvalds-marks-floppy-disks-orphaned/

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