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setfdprm is a utility that can be used to load disk parameters into the auto-detecting floppy devices and
Without any options, setfdprm loads the device (for example `/dev/fd0' or `/dev/fd1') with a new parameter set with the name entry found in `/etc/fdprm' (usually named 360/360, etc.). For autodetecting floppy devices, these parameters stay in effect until the media is changed. For
Permanently loads a new parameter set for the specified auto-configuring floppy device for the configuration with name in `/etc/fdprm'. Alternatively, the parameters can be given directly from the command line.
Clears the parameter set of the specified auto-configuring floppy device.
Enables format detection messages for the specified auto-configuring floppy device.