Opened 3 years ago

Closed 15 months ago

#824 closed defect (wontfix)

floppy error: -5 while reading block 0

Reported by: Craig E Johnson Owned by: Bruno Cornec
Priority: normal Milestone: 3.3.0
Component: mondo Version: 3.2.2
Severity: normal Keywords: floppy error mondobackup


I see this in the messages file about 100 times every time mondobackup runs. Why?

See attached mondoarchive.log.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by Bruno Cornec

Status: newassigned
Type: taskdefect

It seems this is linked to new kernels and fdisk probing. Found another SLES user reporting the same: As well some OpenSUSE users:

Cf: for one way to disable floppy if you don't need it from Linux.

Also, do you have a floppy disk declared in the BIOS of the machine ? If yes, and you don't have one, then disable it so it doesn't appear in Linux. Cf:

Anyway, it seems unrelated to mondoarchive per se, but linked to kernel changes.

comment:2 Changed 15 months ago by Bruno Cornec

Resolution: wontfix
Status: assignedclosed
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