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RemovableMedia mapped to A: or B: reported as "Floppy Disk Drive"

Posted: 06/30/2015 07:34:17
by William Levra-Juillet (Priority Standard support level)
Joined: 09/05/2013
Posts: 49


We mount our virtual drive with default StorageCharacteristics (RemovableMedia).
We use a volume label string, like XXX.

When we map the volume to letter A: or B:, then the system seems to ignore our VolumeLabel, and always displays "Floppy Disk Drive".

This is easily reproducible with Mapper sample (volume label should be "CbFs Test", but mounted to A: or B:, explorer displays "Floppy Disk Drive").

Is that a known issue?
Is there any workaround?


Note that setting storage characteristics to zero (instead of RemovableMedia) fixes the problem. But then we see performance issue: https://www.eldos.com/forum/read.php?FID=13&TID=5933
Posted: 06/30/2015 08:04:50
by Volodymyr Zinin (Team)


It is known issue and unfortunately we don't know how to workaround it.



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