Re: Bug Report: Kernel 2.4.0-test7 - Floppy Drive?

From: Mike A. Harris (
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 03:54:08 EST

On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, S.J. Black wrote:

>Of all the bugs i've run into, this is one of the oddest. Hopefully,
>i've a) got all the req'd information here and b)a hope of finding a
>solution/workaround/a facsimile thereof to the problem.
>System Spec's: K6-2/500
> 64 MB RAM
> 9.2 Quantum HD
> 2.4.0-test7 kernel
> Panasonic 1.44M
> Distro: SusE 6.4
>Problem: mounting /dev/fd0 or
>/floppy gives the following output:
> /dev/fd0 has a wrong major
>or minor number!

Hmm.. How did you get your console in 40 column mode? ;o)

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