Aldo Foot wrote: > > Gents, > is the /etc/floppy file needed for /dev/fd0 to work? > The file /etc/floppy does not exist in a newly installed system, so I read > somewhere that in order to use the floppy you have to create the file > with the command > # floppy --createrc >/etc/floppy > > But even after executing the command in FC7 I could not format the floppy > using /dev/fd0, I had to use > # fdformat /dev/fd0u1440. > > Please note that the file /dev/fd0 did exist. Any comments appreciated. > ~Aldo. > You should really have started a new message for this... You can use setfdprm to set the format, and then format /dev/fd0, or you can use the floppy command instead of the fdformat command. The device entries for the different floppy formats are not created by udev. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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