[PATCH] kioslave/media/mediamanager misdetecting CD/DVD drives for harddisks

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Tue Oct 25 11:40:43 BST 2005

Bernhard Rosenkraenzer wrote:
> +       int device=open(devNode.latin1(), 


Also note that the user may not have permissions to read from the device 
node. In this case, it will fail.

>+               } else if(devname.startsWith("hd")) {
>+                       // IDE device -- we can't tell if this is a
>+                       // CD/DVD drive or harddisk by just looking at
> the +                       // filename
>+                       QFile m(QString("/proc/ide/") + devname +
> "/media"); 

This will misdetect devfs systems like mine.

In both cases, it will just fall back to the old code, which is Ok, I 

One final thing: your C++ style doesn't match that of the file you're 

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