Subject: Re: proposal for MI floppy formatting
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John Kohl <email@example.com>
Date: 11/17/1996 18:02:39
>>>>> "AG" == Adam Glass <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
AG> A question about the fdformat_result enumerator:
AG> Why does it exist? Isn't returning an appropriate code back from the
AG> ioctl sufficient? Seems like it is sufficient for every other ioctl I
AG> can think of.
I wanted some way to indicate a media formatting error; EIO seemed at
first blush to be a bit too nonspecific for that. I could certainly be
convinced to drop the fdformat_result, if the existing error codes can
be used sensibly.