The fdutils package contains utilities for configuring and debugging the Linux floppy driver, for formatting extra capacity disks (up to 1992K on a high density disk), and for sending raw commands to the floppy controller.
|Tags||Filesystems Operating Systems Utilities Hardware Systems Administration|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: This is mainly a bugfix release, fixing superformat disk verification in "verify after each track" mode, miscellaneous minor fixes, especially compatibility with newer kernels, and file-descriptor handling.
Release Notes: This is mainly a maintenance release, incorporating the patches that have accumulated over the last year, such as: removal of a couple of buffer overrun vulnerabilities from fdmount, changes to make the documentation conform to the new texi syntax, and changes to enable compiling fdutils with 2.3 & 2.4 kernels.