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SubjectRe: floppy regression from "[PATCH] fix floppy.c to store correct ..."
Jon Masters wrote:
> On 11/28/05, Bill Davidsen <> wrote:
>>I think that's best, because there are few people (relatively) using
>>floppy, and those who are probably are used to old behaviour.
> The point of the thread is more that this exposes behaviour which
> might be present in other drivers too - assuming the block device
> state matches the underlying media.

You missed my point... Andrew suggested that since the new behaviour is
not fully functional that a revert was in order until a new version is
available. I agreed, because the old broken behaviour is at least
expected, while waiting for the floppy driver to check is not, and old
problems are less likely to cause a problem until a fixed fix is in place.

-bill davidsen (
"The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
last possible moment - but no longer" -me

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