Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 169628
RHEL4: /usr/bin/floppy doesn't work with /dev/fd0
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:20 EST
+++ 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.
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
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