(Note that this question is only relevant for well designed clones of the NEC
and Intel chips - lots of broken clones don't support FM mode at all...)
Is it possible from user-space to either:
a) put the linux floppy driver permanently into FM recording mode for all
subsequent requests, or
b) do this temporarily for a per-command basis?
I suspect that b) *might* be possible via a raw command, but the man page for
fdrawcmd doesn't seem to mention being able to change the density bit (bit 6
of the first byte in the command).
Anyone know (without me pulling source apart) whether fdutils supports it -
and even whether the linux floppy driver supports it? (For all I know it may
do something 'broken' like hard-coding the top three flag bits in the first
byte of each command, and ignoring whatever gets sent from user space :)
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