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Description of problem:
the hald/linux/platform_bus_device.c excpects the floppy sysfs entry to be of the form floppy0 (just search this file for floppy%d) while the linux kernel names the device floppy.0 (see drivers/base/platform.c:platform_device_register)
Consequently, the hald ignores the floppy related events (which results in a mount point for /dev/fd0 missing in my fstab)
Replacing the sscanf() patterns in platform_bus_device.c with floppy.%d fixed this problem for me.
I'm running linux 2.6.12-1.1381_FC3 btw, but this problem exists for quite some time.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. start hald with --verbose
2. search the log for floppy
Actual Results: 17:12:06.698 [I] linux/osspec.c:795: handling /sys/devices/platform/floppy.0 platform
17:12:06.710 [E] linux/common.c:744: /usr/bin/udevinfo returned 60672 for /block/fd1919903348
17:12:06.711 [E] linux/platform_bus_device.c:78: Could not get device file floppy 1919903348
(this strange fd is the result of sscanf failing and nobody caring to check... tsts)
Expected Results: 17:12:06.698 [I] linux/osspec.c:795: handling /sys/devices/platform/floppy.0 platform
(without the following error messages, and /dev/fd0 appearing in my fstab)
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