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SubjectRe: floppy regression from "[PATCH] fix floppy.c to store correct ..."
Jon Masters <jonmasters@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 11/22/05, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
>
> > That still does the wrong thing. Put in a write-protected floppy, try to
> > write to it and it says -EROFS. Then pop the WP switch and try to
> > write to it again and it wrongly claims EPERM. A second attempt to
> > write will succeed.
>
> The problem is that we need to wait until the floppy driver next
> checks the read status on the drive. I think to get it completely
> right will take moving bits of the floppy driver around, unless I'm
> being stupid. I'm planning to do that too though.
>

In the meanwhile I think we should revert back to the 2.6.14 version of
floppy.c - the present problem is probably worse than the one which it
kinda-fixes.
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