From: Mark Hounschell <email@example.com>
To: Denis Efremov <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Cc: Jiri Kosina <email@example.com>,
Greg Kroah-Hartman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [BUG] FLOPPY DRIVER since 5.10.20
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:17:34 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
On 7/26/21 3:57 AM, Denis Efremov wrote:
> On 7/23/21 9:47 PM, Mark Hounschell wrote:
>> These 2 incremental patches, patch-5.10.19-20 and patch-5.11.2-3 have broken the user land fd = open("/dev/fd0", (O_RDWR | O_NDELAY)); functionality.
> Thank you for the report, I'm looking into this.
>> Since FOREVER before the patch, when using O_NDELAY, one could open the floppy device with no media inserted or even with write protected media without error. "Read-only file system" status is returned only when we actually tried to write to it. We have software still in use today that relies on this functionality.
> If it's a project with open sources could you please give a link?
This is immaterial but fdutils and libdsk both use rely on this flag. Who
can know who else does. The point is it should NOT have been changed.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-07-26 11:21 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2021-07-23 18:47 [BUG] FLOPPY DRIVER since 5.10.20 Mark Hounschell
2021-07-26 7:57 ` Denis Efremov
2021-07-26 11:15 ` Mark Hounschell
2021-07-26 11:17 ` Mark Hounschell [this message]
2021-07-26 11:37 ` Denis Efremov
2021-07-26 12:23 ` Mark Hounschell
2021-07-26 16:34 ` Denis Efremov
2021-07-30 5:15 ` Denis Efremov
2021-08-01 11:14 ` Kurt Garloff
2021-08-08 7:42 ` [PATCH] Revert "floppy: reintroduce O_NDELAY fix" Denis Efremov
2021-08-16 7:17 ` Jiri Kosina
2021-08-18 15:53 ` Denis Efremov
2021-08-30 9:20 ` Thorsten Leemhuis
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