Fedora 15, new and exciting plans

Kyle McMartin kyle at mcmartin.ca
Mon Nov 22 16:39:29 UTC 2010


On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 09:49:42PM -0500, Kyle McMartin wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 03:33:56AM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Me. And I'm already angry at having to manually modprobe floppy in rc.local:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=567533
> 
> If you're "angry" about a minor inconvenience then I think you might
> want to seek counsel, but for what it's worth, I'm sorry I haven't
> gotten around to poking ACPI to see if there's a floppy connected.
> 

Hi Kevin, (and Bruno if you're watching)

Please try this:
https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2614153

And let me know what the output is on your machine (it uses ACPI to
query the _FDE table in firmware, so hopefully we can only bind to it if
a floppy is connected.)

Grepping for 'fde' and 'floppies' should give me in the info I need.

> regards, Kyle


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