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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 37/45] block: Show whether the guest ejected

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 37/45] block: Show whether the guest ejected the medium in info block
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2011 18:22:52 +0200
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Am 02.09.2011 17:29, schrieb Markus Armbruster:
> Kevin Wolf <address@hidden> writes:
>> Am 03.08.2011 15:08, schrieb Markus Armbruster:
>>> Need to ask the device, so this requires new BlockDevOps member
>>> is_medium_ejected().
>>> Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <address@hidden>
>> I find the name confusing. "medium is ejected" seems to mean "tray is
>> open". It isn't obvious that "tray is closed, but no medium is inserted"
>> is not "medium is ejected".
>> Why not call it tray_open like in the devices?
> Not all all devices with removable media have trays.  I'll rename it
> anyway.  We'll figure out how to handle devices without trays when we
> add one.

Then you need to clarify the intended semantics. For devices without a
tray it's completely unclear to me what it means. The example for such a
device that we have today is floppy.


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