MAKEFLOPPIES - Creates the default floppy device nodes.
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MAKEFLOPPIES [-tlvng] [drives]
The MAKEFLOPPIES shell script creates the new floppy block device
node. It uses the floppycontrol program to translate the minor device
numbers into meaningful names. It also uses these names to decide
whether to create a given block device file or not, depending on the
type of the physical drive (for instance, for a 3 1/2 drive, the formats
corresponding to a 5 1/4 drive are not created).
If you have more than two floppy drives, you need to tell the kernel
the CMOS types of those additional drives using the
floppy=drive,type,cmos lilo option.
If the drives parameter is given, only the device nodes for the
listed drives are made. By default, all only the two first drives are
MAKEFLOPPIES does not work if you redefine your default formats.