Bug 169628 - RHEL4: /usr/bin/floppy doesn't work with /dev/fd0
RHEL4: /usr/bin/floppy doesn't work with /dev/fd0
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
Ben Levenson
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Blocks: 168429
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Reported: 2005-09-30 09:01 EDT by Karel Zak
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0061
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Last Closed: 2006-03-07 13:06:14 EST
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Description Karel Zak 2005-09-30 09:01:20 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #155559 +++

Description of problem:

"fdformat /dev/fd0" works
"floppy -f /dev/fd0" fails

The floppy util doesn't work with generic device (/dev/fd0) and it always 
requires size specific device (/dev/fd0H1440) athough the generic device
supports requested format.
Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-07 13:06:14 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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