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

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 2/2] Split fdd devices off the floppy controller
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 22:09:26 +0200
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Kevin Wolf <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

Sounds like a plan.

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