|Subject:||Re: [Qemu-devel] r6677 broke access to physical FDD on Win32|
|Date:||Fri, 20 Mar 2009 20:56:14 -0500|
|User-agent:||Thunderbird 220.127.116.11 (X11/20090105)|
Luca Tettamanti wrote:
On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 12:02 AM, Anthony Liguori <address@hidden> wrote:Is "a:" a valid filename in Windows?No, ":" is not a valid char for a file name.Is there a way in Windows to detect that a given file is actually a physical device?: is used for delimiting the mount point; actually the internals are a bit more complicated (see ), stuff like A: or C: are reserved special names, the "real" device names are \\.\A: or \\.\C: (where \\.\ is the namespace used for devices).
Looks like the code is doing the right thing. Someone running windows is going to have to debug this because a: should be transformed to \\.\a: as far as I can read the code.
Regards, Anthony Liguori
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