Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 71036
kudzu needs to turn off floppy device driver if no fdc present
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:29:51 EDT
Description of Problem:
On modern, legacy free systems, and on some laptops (like my Vaio), there isn't
a fdc. However, we have hardcoded block-major-2 to the floppy module, which is
statically compiled into the kernel, in our modutils. Every time modprobe gets
run (either automatically by the kernel or manually) you get an error
modprobe: can't locate module block-major-2
in /var/log/messages. You get lots of them. It is annoying.
kudzu should simply put
alias block-major-2 off
in /etc/modules.conf if no legacy floppy drives are detected.
block-major-2 defaulted to off in modutils-2.4.22-8; we never ship it as a