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setfdprm(1)						      General Commands Manual						       setfdprm(1)

Name
       setfdprm - sets user-provided floppy disk parameters

Note
       This  manpage has been automatically generated from fdutils's texinfo documentation.  However, this process is only approximative, and some
       items, such as cross-references, footnotes and indices are lost in this translation process.  Indeed, these items have no appropriate  rep-
       resentation  in	the  manpage  format.  Moreover, only the items specific to each command have been translated, and the general information
       about fdutils has been dropped in the manpage version.  Thus I strongly advise you to use the original texinfo doc.

       *      To generate a printable copy from the texinfo doc, run the following commands:

		     ./configure; make dvi; dvips fdutils.dvi

       *      To generate a HTML copy,	run:

		     ./configure; make html

	      A pre-made HTML can be found at: `http://www.tux.org/pub/knaff/fdutils'

       *      To generate an info copy (browsable using emacs' info mode), run:

		     ./configure; make info

       The texinfo doc looks most pretty when printed or as HTML.  Indeed, in the info version certain examples are difficult to read due  to  the
       quoting conventions used in info.

Description
	  setfdprm [-p] device media-description

	  setfdprm [-c | -y | -n] device

       setfdprm is a utility that can be used to load disk parameters into the auto-detecting floppy devices and "fixed parameter" floppy devices,
       to clear old parameter sets and to disable or enable diagnostic messages.  These parameters are derived from a media-description, see  sec-
       tion  Media description for more details.

       Without any options, setfdprm loads the device (for example `/dev/fd0' or `/dev/fd1') with a new parameter set with the name entry found in
       `/etc/mediaprm' (usually named 360/360, etc.).  For autodetecting floppy devices, these parameters  stay  in  effect  until  the  media	is
       changed. For "fixed parameter" devices, they stay in effect until they are changed again.

       Setfdprm can also be used by the superuser to redefine the default formats.

Options
       -p device name
	      Permanently  loads  a  new  parameter  set  for  the  specified  auto-configuring  floppy  device for the configuration with name in
	      `/etc/mediaprm'. Alternatively, the parameters can be given directly from the command line.

       -c device
	      Clears the parameter set of the specified auto-configuring floppy device.

       -y device
	      Enables format detection messages for the specified auto-configuring floppy device.

       -n device
	      Disables format detection messages for the specified auto-configuring floppy device.

Media description
       Please see the Media description section in the full fdutils documentation:
       - Texinfo documentation (info fdutils)
       - HTML documentation in /usr/share/doc/fdutils/Fdutils.html
       - or DVI documentation in /usr/share/doc/fdutils/Fdutils.dvi.gz

Bugs
       This documentation is grossly incomplete.

See Also
       Fdutils' texinfo doc

fdutils-5.5							      03Mar05							       setfdprm(1)

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Name
       setfdprm - sets user-provided floppy disk parameters

Note
       This  manpage has been automatically generated from fdutils's texinfo documentation.  However, this process is only approximative, and some
       items, such as cross-references, footnotes and indices are lost in this translation process.  Indeed, these items have no appropriate  rep-
       resentation  in  the  manpage  format.  Moreover, only the items specific to each command have been translated, and the general information
       about fdutils has been dropped in the manpage version.  Thus I strongly advise you to use the original texinfo doc.

       *      To generate a printable copy from the texinfo doc, run the following commands:

                     ./configure; make dvi; dvips fdutils.dvi

       *      To generate a HTML copy,  run:

                     ./configure; make html

              A pre-made HTML can be found at: `http://www.tux.org/pub/knaff/fdutils'

       *      To generate an info copy (browsable using emacs' info mode), run:

                     ./configure; make info

       The texinfo doc looks most pretty when printed or as HTML.  Indeed, in the info version certain examples are difficult to read due  to  the
       quoting conventions used in info.

Description
          setfdprm [-p] device media-description

          setfdprm [-c | -y | -n] device

       setfdprm is a utility that can be used to load disk parameters into the auto-detecting floppy devices and "fixed parameter" floppy devices,
       to clear old parameter sets and to disable or enable diagnostic messages.  These parameters are derived from a media-description, see  sec-
       tion  Media description for more details.

       Without any options, setfdprm loads the device (for example `/dev/fd0' or `/dev/fd1') with a new parameter set with the name entry found in
       `/etc/mediaprm' (usually named 360/360, etc.).  For autodetecting floppy devices, these parameters  stay  in  effect  until  the  media  is
       changed. For "fixed parameter" devices, they stay in effect until they are changed again.

       Setfdprm can also be used by the superuser to redefine the default formats.

Options
       -p device name
              Permanently  loads  a  new  parameter  set  for  the  specified  auto-configuring  floppy  device for the configuration with name in
              `/etc/mediaprm'. Alternatively, the parameters can be given directly from the command line.

       -c device
              Clears the parameter set of the specified auto-configuring floppy device.

       -y device
              Enables format detection messages for the specified auto-configuring floppy device.

       -n device
              Disables format detection messages for the specified auto-configuring floppy device.

Media description
       Please see the Media description section in the full fdutils documentation:
       - Texinfo documentation (info fdutils)
       - HTML documentation in /usr/share/doc/fdutils/Fdutils.html
       - or DVI documentation in /usr/share/doc/fdutils/Fdutils.dvi.gz

Bugs
       This documentation is grossly incomplete.

See Also
       Fdutils' texinfo doc

fdutils-5.5                                                           03Mar05                                                          setfdprm(1)
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