[j@uriah.heep.sax.de: Re: fdformat(8) doesn't work]

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Apr 26 05:05:08 PDT 2004

In message <20040425140304.A17564 at uriah.heep.sax.de>, Joerg Wunsch writes:

>I've noticed more (longer-standing) brokeness in the floppy driver
>as well: the automatic creation of cloned devices stopped working
>some time before FreeBSD 5.2.  I also intend to fix that.

Please do not reintroduce the density select cloning.

It collides pretty heavily with the way diskdevices operate these days
and it will make it practically impossible to make fd(4) behave like a
proper GEOM disk driver.

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