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floppy0: no floppy controllers found – solution

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Why am I getting a ‘no floppy controllers found’ error message - /var/log/messages file on my RedHat (RHEL) HP BL20P Blade server ?

First of all this problem is not specific to any server vendor. This message will be displayed on any system connected without a diskette / floppy drive
All you need to do is blacklist / disable floppy driver or module.

Debian / Ubuntu Linux user

Add your driver /block device to /etc/modprobe.d/aliases file.

# vi /etc/modprobe.d/aliases

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