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SubjectRe: floppy regression from "[PATCH] fix floppy.c to store correct ..."
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.

Jon.
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