floppy regression from "[PATCH] fix floppy.c to store correct ..."
From: Cal Peake
Date: Wed Nov 16 2005 - 00:48:30 EST
"[PATCH] fix floppy.c to store correct ro/rw status in underlying gendisk"
causes an annoying side-effect. Upon first write attempt to a floppy I get
$ dd if=bootdisk.img of=/dev/fd0 bs=1440k
dd: writing `/dev/fd0': Operation not permitted
1+0 records in
0+0 records out
Any successive attempts succeed without problem. Confirmed that backing
out the patch fixes it.
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