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Bug 176515 - /dev/fd0 has gone missing
/dev/fd0 has gone missing
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udev (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2005-12-23 18:09 EST by John Ellson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-24 10:47:55 EST
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Description John Ellson 2005-12-23 18:09:04 EST
Description of problem:
I think this is a udev problem.

There is no /dev/fd0 any more, instead there is /dev/fd/0 , /dev/fd/1 , ..

mtools cannot find drive a:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. insert floppy
2. mdir a:
Actual results:
Can't open /dev/fd0: No such file or directory
Cannot initialize 'A:'

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I tried "ln -s /dev/fd/0 /dev/fd0" but the system just hung when I tried to use it.
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2006-01-24 10:47:55 EST
should be back again...

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