This manpage has been automatically generated from fdutils's texinfo documentation. However, this process is only approximative, and some items, such as crossreferences, footnotes and indices are lost in this translation process. Indeed, these items have no appropriate representation in the manpage format. Moreover, only the items specific to each command have been translated, and the general information about fdutils has been dropped in the manpage version. Thus I strongly advise you to use the original texinfo doc.
To generate a printable copy from the texinfo doc, run the following commands:
./configure; make dvi; dvips fdutils.dvi
To generate a html copy, run:
./configure; make html A premade html can be found at: `http://www.tux.org/pub/knaff/fdutils'
To generate an info copy (browsable using emacs' info mode), run:
./configure; make info
The syntax for diskseekd is as follows:
Selects the drive to seek. By default, drive 0 (`/dev/fd0') is seeked.
Selects the cleaning interval, in seconds. If the interval is 0, a single seek is done. This is useful when calling diskseek from a crontab. The default is 1000 seconds (about 16 minutes) for diskseekd and 0 for diskseek.
Other aspects of Messy Dos' flakiness are not simulated.