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SubjectRe: Some read-errors on floppys not reported on 2.4.22
On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, Pavel Machek wrote:

> Hi!
>
> > Success, even where there are lots of CRC errors that
> > prematurely terminate the read:
>
> Can you find out if it works in 2.4.21?
> --
> Pavel

Okay. It works on 2.4.21, the code is identical to 2.4.20 which also
works. On 2.4.22, bad CRC errors which terminate the read, don't
always result in a bad return code. Some just return 0, which
is treated like EOF in user-mode code. Application software
has to add a call to fstat() to see if the bytes read were equal
to the file size as a work-around. This step should not be required.

Cheers,
Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.4.22 on an i686 machine (794.73 BogoMips).
Note 96.31% of all statistics are fiction.


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