Subject: Re: Error code for "No Media"
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 01/28/1999 19:46:37
On Jan 27, Matthew Jacob wrote
> I don't understand this step. What do you mean 'restrict'?
/dev/cd0d couldn't be opened if there's no media in the drive (because
errors are not reported when reading a block device, just a short read).
> If you do this,
> please add a control minor so that the device can be opened
> unconditionally if need be.
What's wrong with using /dev/rcd0d instead ?
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr