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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 2/2] Split fdd devices off the floppy contro

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 2/2] Split fdd devices off the floppy controller
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 14:09:00 +0200
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Am 14.05.2012 13:58, schrieb Andreas Färber:
> Am 14.05.2012 10:47, schrieb Kevin Wolf:
>> Am 11.05.2012 17:22, schrieb Markus Armbruster:
>>> For historical reasons, and unlike other block devices, our floppy
>>> devices isa-fdc, sysbus-fdc and SUNW,fdtwo integrate the controller
>>> and the drive(s) in a single qdev.  This makes them weird: we need
>>> -global to set up floppy drives, unlike every other optional device.
>> I like the idea of splitting the drives from the controller. In fact, I
>> think we could even try to split them into a separate hw/fdd.c
> Seconded, however that might make the patch harder to read due to the
> code movements.

I didn't mean that we should do it in this patch, of course, but as a
second step.


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