As it has been mentioned before, it's questionable if there is any support for parallel floppy disk drives in FreeBSD. But there is support for USB driven external floppies, this is done via the ufd driver.
On Sun, 07 Dec 2008 02:32:36 -0500, Cynical Nihilist <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hi, > > I am having issues configuring and using my external floppy drive on > FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE. It's a parallel port floppy drive. /dev/fd0 is not > present and dmesg shows > fdc0: <floppy drive controller (FDE)> port 0x3f2-0x3f5,0x3f7 irq 6 drq 2 > on acpi0 > fdc0: [FILTER] > > when using dmesg | grep fd Correct, this is at least a floppy disk controller (fdc) which seems to be present in the chipset of your mainboard, but this doesn't neccessarily imply that there are any floppy drives. > parallel port is working properly and I can read/write from it. You could write a pdf driver on your own. :-) -- Polytropon >From Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"