Linux Command Directory


Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

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setfdprm

setfdprm [options] device [name]

Load disk parameters used when autoconfiguring floppy devices.

Options

-c device

Clear parameters of device.

-n device

Disable format-detection messages for device.

-p device [name | parameters]

Permanently reset parameters for device. You can use name to specify a configuration, or you can specify individual parameters. The parameters that can be specified are dev, size, sect, heads, tracks, stretch, gap, rate, spec1, or fmt_gap. Consult /etc/fdprm for the original values.

-y device

Enable format-detection messages for device.


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