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    SubjectRe: floppy regression from "[PATCH] fix floppy.c to store correct ..."
    Andrew Morton wrote:
    > 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.

    I think that's best, because there are few people (relatively) using
    floppy, and those who are probably are used to old behaviour.
    --
    -bill davidsen (davidsen@tmr.com)
    "The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
    last possible moment - but no longer" -me

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