[CentOS] floppy drives

Mon Apr 8 00:26:07 UTC 2013
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

On 04/07/13 19:53, John R. Dennison wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 07, 2013 at 07:35:17PM -0400, mark wrote:
>>> ls -l /dev/fd?
>>> What do you see?
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Apr  7 15:03 /dev/fd -> /proc/self/fd/
> Interesting as that doesn't match the pattern /dev/fd?
>> And, while we're at it, ll of /dev/floppy shows
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Apr  7 15:03 /dev/floppy -> fd0
> fd0 should have been shown by the ls -l /dev/fd? pattern so is that a
> broken link?
> "lsmod | grep floppy" - does it show the floppy module loaded?
> If "ls -l /dev/fd0*" does not show a series of device nodes try:

It does - /dev/fd0, along with all 14 sizes of floppies, of a patter 
/dev/fd0u<disk capacity>

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