On 06/26/2011 08:51 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 21:42, Todd And Margo Chester
> Hi All,
> Apparently SL6 and FC15 do not automatically support floppy
> drives anymore. (I had to put a "modprobe floppy" in my rc.local
> to get my /dev/fd0 back.)
> Problem, my floppy disk still does not show up on my desktop
> even with the modprobe in the rc.local. How do I get my
> floppy disk to show up on my desktop again when I insert a disk?
Did that ever work?
Interesting, I fired up my VM of FC14, Xfce 4.6. The floppy was missing
file manager. So, I fired up "modprobe floppy". A bazillon /dev/fd*
showed up. After that, my floppy drive showed in the file manager.
Under SL6, after the modprobe, I only got a single /dev/sd0. Maybe the
file manager wants to see the bazillion /dev/fd* entries? Maybe
it is looking for /dev/sd1444 or some such, instead of /dev/fd0?
Maybe I need to yum some additional support?