fdformat(8) doesn't work

Ruslan Ermilov ru at freebsd.org
Sat Apr 24 18:11:51 PDT 2004

On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 06:15:53PM -0600, Scott Long wrote:
> Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >The subject says it all, really.  This is with -CURRENT,
> >and it didn't work for quite some time already.
> >
> >
> >Cheers,
> What does "doesn't work" mean?  Can you read pre-formatted disks
> in the same drive?
Yes.  I can read/write them but not format.  fdformat(8)
always exists early, failing to set the O_NONBLOCK mode
on the floppy device descriptor.

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer
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