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Bug#90967: proposed fix

Matt Kraai <kraai@debian.org> writes:

> But there are a couple of factors arguing for its inclusion.
> First, I've confirmed this device information in three places: the
> kernel's Documentation/devices.txt, /usr/include/linux/major.h,
> and MAKEDEV.  I've also split out the is_drive code and tested
> that it works when passed the dev_t for /dev/hdg.  Finally, even
> if this code is broken, it would still prevent incorrect disks
> from being added in is_disk.  And since support for hdg appears to
> be broken already, at the most it could prevent hdh from working
> as well.

I'll buy that.  Patched the Potato version.

There seem to be new 2.2.19 kernels around, so I'll wait until we have
PCMCIA for that and p'raps do another Potato boot-floppies update.

FYI, the patch was offset by -21 lines... strange...

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onshore.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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