clone 377242 -1 reassign -1 parted retitle -1 [NEW FEATURE] Option to avoid floppy devices while probing severity -1 wishlist thanks On Friday 07 July 2006 17:50, Frans Pop wrote: > Since the switch to 2.6 with udev, partman lists floppy disks as valid > targets for installation (if the floppy module is loaded). > > The change seems to be that before we only had /dev/floppy/*, while we > now also have /dev/fd0. Apparently parted_devices includes the latter > when scanning for devices: parted_devices calls ped_device_probe_all() which by default probes all disc devices. It would be nice if, for debian-installer, we had the option to exclude floppy devices from the probe. See partman-base bug reports #377242 and #373594 for background.
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