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Re: Debian Installer - boot floppies

On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 02:30:36PM -0800, Brad Boyer wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 10:04:41PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> > So, my questions would be:
> > - which driver is actually needed in the case of #345467
> swim3.ko
> > - is this driver available on the root floppy (built in or module)
> > - if it's modular, is it being loaded
> No idea. Haven't looked. Based on the email thread, I would say it's
> there one way or another. It sounded like the driver was loaded but
> there wasn't a node in /dev created to be able to use it.

All sounds very plausible, due to the switch to udev. I'm happy to
install a workaround in mountfloppy for this, but I have no idea how to
detect from userspace that swim3 is being used and that the device
should therefore be created. Can anyone help?

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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