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Bug 110605 - kernel has problems loading floppy module
kernel has problems loading floppy module
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-11-21 12:15 EST by Jonathan Slavin
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-29 15:42:48 EDT
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Description Jonathan Slavin 2003-11-21 12:15:49 EST
Description of problem:
The kernel produces error messages when trying to load the floppy module:
Nov 21 10:54:49 gorka kernel: inserting floppy driver for
Nov 21 10:54:52 gorka kernel: floppy0: no floppy controllers found
Nov 21 10:54:52 gorka insmod:
init_module: No such device
Nov 21 10:54:52 gorka insmod: Hint: insmod errors can be caused by
incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters. 
     You may find more
information in syslog or the output from dmesg
Nov 21 10:54:52 gorka insmod:
/lib/modules/2.4.22-1.2115.nptl/kernel/drivers/block/floppy.o: insmod
block-major-2 failed

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel 2.4.22-1.2115.nptl

How reproducible:
occurs on boot every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot or reboot
Actual results:
errors reported in syslog
also attempting to use gfloppy results in errors (unable to open
device). It's a USB floppy attached to a laptop which is assigned to

Expected results:
kernel should load module floppy

Additional info:
Comment 1 David Lawrence 2004-09-29 15:42:48 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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