|Re: [hatari-devel] Using device files as drive images?|
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On sunnuntai 02 marraskuu 2014, Thomas Huth wrote:
> schrieb Eero Tamminen <oak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> > On sunnuntai 12 lokakuu 2014, Thomas Huth wrote:
> > > schrieb Uwe Seimet <Uwe.Seimet@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > > > > Sounds like File_Exists() has some problems with that device
> > > > > file...
> > > I was finally able to re-create the problem with an USB stick. I've
> > > committed a fix, please try again.
> > I noticed that File_Exists() check provides user error message only
> > when image is given from command line and with floppy images.
> > In SDL GUI, File_Exits() check fail means zeroing the image file path.
> > I.e. if file is given e.g. in config file, this check isn't done
> > with IDE & ACSI images. Should we care?
> AFAIK IDE and ACSI subsystems print an error message when a file could
> not be opened. So do you have a real example where errors go unnoticed?
No, it was more of a small concern that different ways to access
image files (floppies, ACSI, IDE) do their checks in different
I.e. there are ways to specify image files where the issue Uwe
encountered with device file files would have shown up, and ways
where it wouldn't.