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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 03/37] hw/block/fdc: Implement tray status

From: Max Reitz
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 03/37] hw/block/fdc: Implement tray status
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:48:38 -0400
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On 2015-03-16 at 11:47, Markus Armbruster wrote:
Max Reitz <address@hidden> writes:

So do you want to fix the floppy passthrough code? I don't even know
how to fix it. I don't even know what's wrong with it, other than that
something's ought to be wrong.
Having a driver to pass-through hardware next to nobody has anymore is
one thing.  But maintaining special cases in the generic block layer for
it is another thing altogether: media handling is different, and the
difference is not fully encapsulated in the driver (at least last time I

Can anybody tell me why spending developer time on floppy passthrough is
a justifiable investment?

If not, let's drop it and move on.

Do you want to do it? I don't want to be held responsible for it. ;-)


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