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probing for presence of floppy disk?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: probing for presence of floppy disk?
- From: Michael Adam <openbsd_(_at_)_obnox_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 12:59:46 +0200
I searched the archives but found no satisfactory answer:
On the i386 architecture, is there a program or a system
call in OpenBSD which allows for cheking if a floppy disk
is inserted into the floppy drive without all the kernel
messages on the console an the long time (like 30s) until
there is any response. At least with fdisk, disklabel and
mount it is this way.