Device Tray Open!
dburg at nero.com
Mon Oct 24 06:04:07 PDT 2005
* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
* "David Burg" <dburg at nero.com>
I think you are right. I know Microsoft in Windows XP attempted to address
the problem by acting as proxy for all other threads - but this gets broken
as soon as a legacy, or uncooperative, thread touches the device. Maybe we
would need to fix that in the spec, although given the short time remaining
for MMC5 complete draft, this could be problematic.
From: Pat LaVarre [mailto:p.lavarre at ieee.org]
Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 3:00 PM
To: t10 at t10.org
Cc: billmc at tstar.net; David Burg
Subject: Re: Device Tray Open!
And me, I thought that media events were not shareable. That is, we
have defined no read request, only a read-and-clear request. So the
first client thread to reach the device gets the media event, and all
the others lose out, unless that first thread has the privilege, the
connections, and the consideration necessary to broadcast the event
to all the other client threads.
Am I also misunderstanding?
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