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Re: FC1 on Sony Vaio (Post) install problem 1



On FC1 add 

alias floppy off

to /etc/modules.conf.

On FC2 add

install floppy /bin/true

to /etc/modprobe.conf.

ajs


On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 15:48 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Gary Stainburn wrote:
> 
> > This laptop does not have a floppy drive. When booting, when FC1 gets to
> > the
> > 'checking for new hardware'  stage it generates error messages while
> > trying to insmod floppy.o.
> 
> 4 very low-level suggestions from a non-guru.
> 
> (1) Is there a floppy entry in /etc/fstab ?
> If so delete it.
> 
> (2) Go to /lib/modules/<version>/drivers/block/
> and delete or rename floppy.o .
> 
> (3) Turn off kudzu
>         service kudzu off
> 
> (4) Find which init program does this:
>         cd /etc/rc.d/init.d
>         grep -r floppy .
> If you find the culprit, comment out the command.
> 
> -- 
> Timothy Murphy  
> e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
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> 
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