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[Bug 396886] New: hwinfo invented a floppy
  • From: bugzilla_noreply@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 14:50:32 -0600 (MDT)
  • Message-id: <bug-396886-21960@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/>

User coolo@xxxxxxxxxx added comment

Summary: hwinfo invented a floppy
Product: openSUSE 11.0
Version: RC 1
Platform: Other
OS/Version: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Hotplug
AssignedTo: snwint@xxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: coolo@xxxxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---

yast insists on creating a floppy bootloader entry and I guess it's because of

linux-wcg3:~ # hwinfo --floppy
02: Floppy 00.0: 10603 Floppy Disk
[Created at floppy.120]
Unique ID: sPPV.oZ89vuho4Y3
Parent ID: rdCR.3wRL2_g4d2B
Hardware Class: floppy
Model: "Floppy Disk"
Device File: /dev/fd0
Size: 3.5 ''
Size: 2880 sectors a 512 bytes
Drive status: no medium
Config Status: cfg=yes, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
Attached to: #1 (Floppy disk controller)

Now I have no doubt, that my laptop has a floppy drive. I just want to know
where it is - and perhaps where /dev/fd0 is I would like to know too.

lshal and lspci don't know anything about floppies.

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