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SubjectRe: Changes to ide-cd for 2.4.1 are broken?
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"Michael Johnson" <johnsom@home.com> writes:

> So, the patch you are proposing will always consider the tray open, even if
> it is closed. Why do you need this behavior?
>
> Why is checking CDS_TRAY_OPEN, to see if the tray is open, broken?

You broke it (I think it was you).

> The code in cdrom.c looks fine to me.

Yes but you changed ide-cd.c to report CDS_NO_DISC if the tray might
be open or there is no disc. I complained about this at the time, you
may recall.

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Fremlin" <vii@users.sourceforge.net>
> To: "Michael Johnson" <johnsom@home.com>
> Cc: "Jens Axboe" <axboe@suse.de>; <Andries.Brouwer@cwi.nl>; "Alan Cox"
> <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>; <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
> Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2001 10:37 AM
> Subject: Re: Changes to ide-cd for 2.4.1 are broken?
>
>
> >
> > Hi all, this is an old thread. It was started because the return value
> > from cd info was changed in 2.4.1 in the case when the tray might be
> > open or there simply be no disc in the drive for an IDE
> > CD-ROM.
> >
> > John Fremlin <chief@bandits.org> writes:
> >
> > > "Michael Johnson" <johnsom@home.com> writes:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > > > >Right, old ATAPI has 3a/02 as the only possible condition, so we
> > > > >can't really tell between no disc and tray open. I guess the safest
> > > > >is to just keep the old behaviour for !ascq and report open.
> > >
> > > > I don't understand why the current(2.4.1) behavior is a problem...
> >
> > Unfortunately changing the return code means that the generic cdrom.c
> > code is broekn, in particular wrt to having the cdrom drive open
> > automatically when umounted, and to close when attempted to be
> > mounted.
> >
> > (You can set this mode with "cdd auto" if you have my asm-toys installed
> > http://ape.n3.net/programs/linux/asm-toys
> > )
> >
> > The following patch fixes that. I also attempted to fix up similar
> > problems (where checking CDS_TRAY_OPEN is used to see if the tray is
> > open, which is obviously broekn).
> >
> >
>
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