Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.dell (More info?
I believe there is a requirement of BIOS support that the Dell has and the
IBM does not.
I'm not positive, but I am fairly sure. This is why XP sees it on the Dell,
but not the IBM.
"Jeff B" <JBlank@warwick.net> wrote in message
>I already have the Dell/parrallel floppy. I was hoping there would be a way
>to use it.
> "Tom Scales" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> "Jeff B" <JBlank@warwick.net> wrote in message
>>>I have a Dell Latitude C600 with an external Floppy drive that can be
>>>connected either in the CD/rom bay or via a Parallel cable. My company
>>>has given me an IBM Thinkpad T40. It has no floppy drive. I am looking
>>>for a way to get the IBM-WindowsXP Pro to recognize the Parallel Floppy
>>>connection from the Dell. I can not find a driver nor does it seem to
>>>recognize it. Any ideas?
>> A cheap USB floppy drive?