missing fd0 in /dev after upgrading to FBSD-6.0-CURRENT

Benjamin Close cisbjc at cs.unisa.edu.au
Wed Aug 25 00:54:22 PDT 2004

Hi All,
      Just a Me To. The controller is found but the device is not:

fdc0: <floppy drive controller (FDE)> port 0x3f7,0x3f2-0x3f5 irq 6 drq 2 
on acpi0

FreeBSD draco.nodomain.yet 5.3-BETA1 FreeBSD 5.3-BETA1 #0: Wed Aug 25 
12:42:28 CST 2004     
benjsc at draco.nodomain.yet:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386

fdc.c:__FBSDID("$FreeBSD: src/sys/dev/fdc/fdc.c,v 1.283 2004/08/14 
21:40:28 phk Exp $");
fdc_acpi.c:__FBSDID("$FreeBSD: src/sys/dev/fdc/fdc_acpi.c,v 1.2 
2004/07/28 22:35:41 njl Exp $");
fdc_isa.c:__FBSDID("$FreeBSD: src/sys/dev/fdc/fdc_isa.c,v 
2004/08/23 05:11:05 njl Exp $");
fdc_pccard.c:__FBSDID("$FreeBSD: src/sys/dev/fdc/fdc_pccard.c,v 1.8 
2004/07/15 16:41:07 njl Exp $");
fdcreg.h: * $FreeBSD: src/sys/dev/fdc/fdcreg.h,v 1.18 2004/04/07 
20:46:09 imp Exp $
fdcvar.h: * $FreeBSD: src/sys/dev/fdc/fdcvar.h,v 1.3 2004/07/15 16:39:40 
njl Exp $

  fdc0 pnpinfo _HID=PNP0700 _UID=0 at handle=\_SB_.PCI0.ISAB.FDC0
    unknown pnpinfo _HID=none _UID=0 at handle=\_SB_.PCI0.ISAB.FDC0.AFDC

All patches, happily tested. (It's a Dell Inspiron 8000 Laptop)
Kernels from ~ 1 month ago work.


carloma at bluewin.ch wrote:

>Hi all,
>this is my problem !
>After cvsupping from FBSD-5.2 to FBSD-6.0-CURRENT I miss fd0 in /dev. Consequently
>accssing floppy is not possible anymore. It must have something to do with
>I tried 'mknod /dev/fd0 ...' but could not find out the correct major/minor
>numbers for the floppy driver.
>Any suggestion helping solve the problem is highly appreciated (sure, the
>real problem is my stupidity, but this is not solvable anymore)
>Thanks in advance
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