Subject: Re: CHanges to sd and cd drivers
To: Soren S. Jorvang <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/21/1999 11:53:29
On Jan 20, Soren S. Jorvang wrote
> I like this (or anything similar that allows operation on devices without
> loaded media).
> This reminds me of a related issue.
> The current code return EIO for both 'no media' and 'media error's. 
> I noticed because I have '<SyQuest, EZ135S, 1_13> SCSI2 0/direct removable' that
> makes the i386 findroot() print 'findroot: can't open dev sd0a (5)' during
> autoconfiguration.
> Should 'no media' and 'media error' perhaps return different errors?

The harder part is to find which error to return :)
Mayby ENOENT ? 
I'm open to any other suggestion.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.