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    Subjectfunny inconsistency in error returns

    I see ENXIO upon open("/dev/hdd"), and ENODEV upon open("/dev/hde");
    It is clear why this happens
    (hde has major 33, and blkdev_open does not know it and returns -ENODEV;
    hdd has major 22, known since hdc exists, and ide_open returns -ENXIO).
    Both error numbers are OK, but the inconsistency is a microscopic flaw.
    Maybe ide_open() should also return ENODEV.


    Andries

    [PS I just added ENODEV and ENXIO to the list of possible errors in open.2]

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