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Re: ide-floppy vs devfs

On Sun, Nov 11, 2001 at 12:11:45AM -0500, Jack Howarth wrote:

>      I have noticed for quite some time that if use the
> ide-floppy driver instead of ide-scsi to access my 
> Powermac's ide zip drive that the device is not created
> unless media is in the drive at boot time. This is with
> Debian sid and devfs in use. Does anyone else see this
> same behavior? Also is this a Powermac specific issue
> or does it happen on intel as well? This is on the
> linux 2.4.xx kernels.

It's because ide-floppy doesn't do devfs.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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