Subject: Re: Next floppy question; rfd0a doesn't work?!
To: Rob Healey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael L. Hitch <email@example.com>
Date: 05/12/1995 21:04:10
On May 12, 9:03pm, Rob Healey wrote:
> Why don't the raw floppy devices work? I can newfs /dev/fd0a
> but any access to /dev/rfd0a just sits there and does 0. I
> checked the major/minor of the device, 18 and 0, and it
> looks fine from conf.c and the device driver, fd.c code.
> Any ideas? This is on an A3000, high density floppy. Worked
> fine on 1.0 and pre-1.0. Floppy works great under ADOS and
> if I use the block device, 2, in NetBSD.
It looks like whoever converted conf.c missed the "#define fdopen
Fdopen/#undef fdopen" around the cdev_disk_init() entry in cdevsw. The
character device entry is referencing "fdopen" instead of "Fdopen",
which doesn't work.
Michael L. Hitch INTERNET: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Systems and Computing Services
Montana State University Bozeman, MT USA