Re: ide-floppy & devfs - /dev entry not created if drive is empty

From: Stanislav Brabec (
Date: Tue Aug 20 2002 - 06:09:10 EST

Stanislav Brabec wrote:
>If module ide-floppy is loaded and no disc is present in the drive,
>/dev/ide/host0/bus1/target1/lun0/disc entry is not created. Later
>inserted media cannot be checked in any way, because no /dev entry
Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> diff -X dontdiff -urN linux/drivers/ide/ide-probe.c
> linux-probe/drivers/ide/ide-probe.c

Does anybody know, whether this problem was present on LS-120/240,
IOMEGA PocketZip and JAZ devices and is fixed now?

Stanislav Brabec
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