Bug 109845 - cardmgr is trying to find floppy on floppyless laptop.
cardmgr is trying to find floppy on floppyless laptop.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pcmcia-cs (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-11-12 06:00 EST by Sergey V. Udaltsov
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-07 14:32:12 EDT
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Description Sergey V. Udaltsov 2003-11-12 06:00:52 EST
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Description of problem:
On shutdown(!) /etc/rc.d/init.d/pcmcia invokes cardmgr which gives on
console some info about inability to insert floppy.o (as driver for
block device 2). What could this be? Scanning /etc/pcmcia for any
floppy-related stuff did not return anything

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Pick laptop without floppy, install Fedore
2.Start to level 3
3.Shutdown and look at the console.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Alaeddin A. Aydiner 2003-12-08 02:51:26 EST
I, too, am seeing this problem on a Pentium 4-M notebook.
Comment 2 Keith 2004-01-23 09:06:22 EST
Also reproducable on IBM Think Pad X31. If I enable the legacy floppy 
in the BIOS (this allows for the floppy in the dock) the error goes 
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2004-09-07 14:32:12 EDT
When pcmcia devices are added or removed, updfstab is called to update
/etc/fstab for storage devices. It looks at the floppy port for floppy
devices, among other things.

'alias floppy off' in /etc/modules.conf should get rid of the messages
for you.

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