Subject: Re: Patch to fix disc size for cd/dvd
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/19/2005 22:50:03
On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 04:43:26PM +0100, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
> I forgot to add: with the new code its also possible to use `dd' to write a
> DVD*R.... (yes some ppl. use `dd' for creating CD-Rs :-/). The old code
> would break-off at 800 Mb since it would reject the zero length returned by
> the read recorded capacity and return the dummy 800 Mb. The new code will
> correctly specify the correct size.
FWIW, as you patch only change the media size for (re)writable disks with
an open session, I think it should be commited.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference