UDEV - Not Leaving Well Enough Alone
Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net
Mon Nov 23 10:46:53 PST 2009
alupu at verizon.net wrote:
> which creates (in /dev) a number of krazy devices named,
> fd0u1120 fd0u1600 fd0u1722 fd0u1760 fd0u1920
> fd0u720 fd0u820 fd0u1040 fd0u1440 fd0u1680
> fd0u1743 fd0u1840 fd0u360 fd0u800 fd0u830
> In the past, I was able to avoid this creation
> of unnecessary fd nodes. (Ironically, cluttering up
In what sense unnecessary? Do your floppy drives not
support those modes? There are tools which use the
name of the device to select their mode of operation,
and if you don't have a /dev node for that then they
don't operate properly or even refuse to operate.
I can't recall in which tools I've encountered that
off the top of my head, but I have encountered some
which don't respond to what setfdprm does.
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