Subject: bin/5863: "eject fd" doesn't work properly for empty floppy drive.
To: None <>
From: SUNAGAWA Keiki <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/28/1998 07:59:04
>Number:         5863
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       "eject fd" doesn't work properly for empty floppy drive.
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Jul 27 16:05:00 1998
>Originator:     SUNAGAWA Keiki
>Release:        current (1.3E)
	NetBSD sparc 1.3E NetBSD 1.3E (GENERIC) #0: Tue May 26 01:15:33 JST 1998     kei@sparc:/usr/src/sys/arch/sparc/compile/GENERIC sparc
System: NetBSD p84ce25 1.3.1 NetBSD 1.3.1 (MINT) #103: Sun May 17 18:30:24 JST 1998 kei@mint:/current/work/kei_1_3_1/sys/arch/mac68k/compile/MINT mac68k

	Ejecting floppy disk for empty floppy drive makes the process locked
	until an disk will be inserted the drive.

	Note that there's no such problem with CD-ROM drive.

	Do "eject floppy" twice and see.

	Sorry, I don't know.  Maybe we should check the existanse of the floppy