Subject: Re: cd(4) and xmcd
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/15/2000 20:29:32
In message <Pine.NEB.email@example.com>, Greywolf wr
>...excuse me. Hello? CD-ROM? ...ROM? as in READ-ONLY MEMORY?
Maybe of data structures?
>This is broken. Why doesn't the access return EBADF instead of being
>"discarded" (i.e. CLOSE the damn descriptors)? And if it's bound to the
>device, why does it not just flush the data cache associated therewith, if
>applicable (which I don't think it is, but hey...)?
>If this is the case, maybe we should work out a patch to force a reopen
>of the fd when the ioctl/read returns EBADF (if it does)?
I would love to see that, because then xmcd would be more useful.