[ros-kernel] quick floppy update

Mike Nordell tamlin at algonet.se
Wed Jun 23 18:15:40 CEST 2004


Vizzini wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-06-23 at 00:34, Mike Nordell wrote:
> > Mark IJbema wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 09:58:14PM +0200, Gge wrote:
> > > > 2) DIR A: does not work correctly.
> > > >
> > > > - First I made DIR A: with a freeldr diskette .
> > > >   =>  I got 3 files ( freeldr.ini , ..) = OK
> > > >
> > > > - Then I insert another diskette with a different content .
> > > >   => I got the same 3 files of freeldr diskette !!!!!
> > >
> > > This is probably not a bug with the floppy driver, i had the same
thing
> > > with a cd (0.2.3-rc1).
> >
> > I beg to differ. If in dubt, read the 10+KB comments in floppy.c from
the
> > NT4DDK. ;->
>
> Not sure I follow you here - I know those comments pretty well, and I
> don't remember a situation where this should happen.  Could you
> elaborate?

The part about needing to verify that media in drive hasn't changed. Seems
to me the only way what's described can happen is if the driver isn't doing
this and/or not dis-/re-mounting a new volume. I'm assuming here that the
volume manager isn't broken, which may or may not be true.


/Mike



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