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RE: [MiNT] MiNTLib 0.52.3b

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Martin-Eric Racine [SMTP:q-funk@pp.fishpool.com]
> Sent:	Thursday, August 05, 1999 10:43 AM
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> Cc:	MiNT List
> Subject:	RE: [MiNT] MiNTLib 0.52.3b
> > b) Even in that case, you can do the same thing in Bash (with the right
> > tool), and then it's still not worse than under Unix.
> But why should we have to force media-change detection, while 
> other OS apparently handle it smoothly and transparently?
umount+mount == "smoothly and transparently"? Perhaps you're thinking of
Windows? I can assure that Windows has *plenty* of problems with

Non-detected mediachanges is a bug, either in MiNT or the BIOS. I would say
that fixing it would be a lot better idea than reverting to a scheme that is
more complex, less flexible and probably still would suffer from the same

I have never had any problems with non-detected mediachanges with any other
device than the floppy, and as you all know this has been a problem-area in
TOS since time began.

Jo Even Skarstein