Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 104032
floppy needs to be manually modprobed /insmodded
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:38:36 EDT
Description of problem:
When using the floppy for example:
dd if=drvblock.img of=/dev/fd0
The floppy driver needs to be manually modprobed /insmodded
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I tried adding
alias block-major-2 floppy
to /etc/modules.conf, but that didn't help.
I also noticed that there now is a /etc/modprobe.conf which includes
/etc/modprobe.conf.dist, which does include "alias block-major-2 floppy"
I don't know which of these 2 files the current modprobe uses, but for some
reason I still needed to modprobe the floppy manually.
What kernel is this with?
The default severn kernel
What does 'modprobe -c | grep block-major-2' say?
I neede my severn machine for production use, so I downgraded to a pristine RH9
I take it you can't reproduce this?
Correct, I have a severn beta machine here and it works OK.
Maybe we should just close this bug and reopen it if anyone else gets bitten,
since its seems only my machine is affected and I can't reproduce it now.
This bug is gone on the same machine with Severn test2. So it can stay closed!