Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Monday 11 July 2005 09:46, Luke Sandell wrote:
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>>A better idea: only mount the media when saving/loading a file and unmount
>>it immediately after.

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> This sounds highly inefficient and prone to race conditions.


Yes, it would be inefficient (thrashing is more likely than race) unless =

implemented in the Kernel. This is just for floppies, but it does seem =

that if the Kernel could always maintain a floppy in a condition =

equivalent to unmounted that this would be better. That is, after a =

data write, it would then write whatever would be done by an unmount. =

That way, you could always remove a floppy if the LED wasn't on.

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