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SubjectRe: of removable devices
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>RJ> Floppies are considered cheap throw-away items. You don't add non-trivial
>RJ> exception handlers to the kernel to save 15 cents now and then.
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>Floppies are cheap. DATA FILES on said floppies are DEFINITELY NOT cheap.
>When "super-realiable" (and this is true if we'll compare it with Windows)

More importantly, don't the same problems exist for Jaz drives and other
high capacity removeable media ? Or is there provision in their h/w
for async notification of a media change ?

--p


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