Plan 9 - man page for floppy (plan9 section 3)
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floppy - floppy disk interface
bind -a #f /dev
The floppy disk interface serves a one-level directory giving access to up to four floppy
disk drives. Each drive is represented by a data and control file. There are no parti-
Messages accepted by the ctl file include:
eject Eject the floppy, if possible.
reset Reset the drive.
(Not on the Nextstation) Format the floppy. The type sets the density and type of
disk to be formatted; see format in prep(8).
A read of the ctl file returns a string describing the form factor of the disk, one of
31/2DD, 31/2HD, 51/4DD, or 51/4HD.
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