Re: floppy regression from "[PATCH] fix floppy.c to store correct ..."

From: Mikael Pettersson
Date: Wed Nov 16 2005 - 05:50:29 EST

Cal Peake writes:
> Hi,
> Commit 88baf3e85af72f606363a85e9a60e9e61cc64a6c:
> "[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
> this:
> $ 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.

I can confirm that I got the exact same mis-behaviour in -rc1.
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