Re: CDROM death
Bob Nielsen writes:
> On Tue, 26 Aug 1997, Carl Flippin wrote:
> > Every time I try to access my cdrom under any distribution of Linux,
> > the entire system goes into limbo. My drive is connected to a PAS 16
> > and it appears that autoprobe is finding it since the light on the
> > drive flashes. The drive is a Toshiba 2x. Has anyone heard of this
> > problem before? Do I need to get a new CDROM drive?
> I would strongly recommend that you compile the appropriate non-IDE driver
> into your kernel and avoid autoprobing. I had many problems with
> autoprobing a Creative Labs CD-ROM.
Or as an alternative, if Carl is using LILO, he can use the "append" command
and reserve the affected area and supply the needed parameters. I did this
with an ethernet card which didn't like autoprobe.
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Thomas Kocourek KD4CIK - member of ARRL
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