Subject: Re: Error code for "No Media"
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthew Jacob <email@example.com>
Date: 01/28/1999 11:46:28
On Thu, 28 Jan 1999, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> 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 ?
That's fine. Sorry. I didn't understan.d