Fedora 15, new and exciting plans

Kyle McMartin kyle at mcmartin.ca
Tue Nov 23 03:53:50 UTC 2010


On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 09:32:09PM -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > [    2.691809] acpi_fde: failed to evaluate _FDE
> > [    2.692151] Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
> > [    2.724514] floppy: loaded
> > 
> > /dev/fd0 was created.
> 

Yeah, it falls back to the ordinary probing if anything fails.

Can you send me (privately if you want, or fpaste) the dmesg of the
machine?

--Kyle

> I switched to the -62 kernel and /dev/fd0 was NOT created. (I wanted to make
> sure I hadn't put something on that machine to make the floppy available
> at boot.)
> 
> So the patch looks good from the perspective of people who have floppies.
> I think I can test it on a machine that doesn't have a floppy drive
> tomorrow.
> 


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