I have a SS20 (w/ hypersparc upgrade) running SunOS 5.6. My problem is
that the floppy device simply is not there. There is nothing in the
/dev directory (like /dev/rdiskette0).
after the reconfig, I still have no floppy.
Solution from Casper Dik:
Have you installed patch:
107389-01: SunOS 5.6: fd floppy won't work after upgrading to 150MHZ
The hyperSPARC upgrade is the key. I did the solaris 2.6 upgrade long after
the CPU upgrade, which had been done by someone else (maybe a similar patch
had been applied to SunOS 4.x).
I applied the patch, touch'ed /reconfigure, rebooted, and the problem was
Many thanks to all who responded.
da Vinci Network Services
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