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Re: usb flash drive removal (Re: Desktop NetBSD needs your help)

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 8:18 AM, Jared D. McNeill 
<> wrote:
> Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 5:23 AM, David Holland
>> <> wrote:
>>> None of them, however, are Unix-derived. It is a disgrace that
>>> removable media handling in Unix has remained broken all this time.
>> I can't wait to use the patch you'll provide!
> Maybe we should add it to the Google Summer of Code project list.

Wasn't graceful handling of disks going away (not crashing your whole
system) a big part of puffs/rump?

I think "Following disk re-attachment, the virtual block device
replays its list of outstanding commands." is a great enhancement,
though.  It also opens the door to all kinds of cool remembering
tricks (regular mount points for different flash drives, etc).


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