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How do I detect a floppy disk insert on RHEL 7 and execute a script?

I have a RedHat 7 VM running on VMware ESXi 6 infrastructure. I need to detect a floppy disk insert event and then kickoff a script based on that insert event. My initial approach was to try and use ...
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Which distributions can have a network installation started from a floppy?

Suppose I have computer with no USB boot option; no CD/DVD drive; an unformatted HDD; and a working connection to the Internet (via a local network segment with a DHCP server etc)... and an FDD. Can ...
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how to place custom bootloader in floppy image

So I am creating a custom bootloader: nasm -f bin boot.asm -o boot.bin It is 512 bytes. How do I place this into a floppy image and boot with qemu? I tried: dd if=boot.bin of=floppy.img bs=512 ...
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Mathematic question for format floppies on Old sysV unix

On old sysVR4 i will format floppies as so 1.44 MB floppy mkfs -F ufs /dev/dsk/f03ht 2560 1.2MB Floppy mkfs -F ufs /dev/dsk/f13dt 2440 The 2440 and 2560 are calculated with 512*4 and 512*5 In ...
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Set media to “Floppy Disk” automatically in Wine

In order for an application I am using (with Wine) to be able to access a usb drive I need to set the drive to "floppy disk" in the wine configuration under the drives tab in the advanced settings. If ...
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Mint 14 Floppy error

Error reported = Error mounting system managed device /dev/fd0. Command line ... /media/flopp0 exited with non-zero . /dev/fd0 is not a valid block device. I've got a physical floppy drive, working (...