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Re: DVD RW drive not recognized

Alexandru Cabuz <alexcabuz@gmail.com> writes:

> Turns out there was some kind of bug in the ata_piix module so that it
> had to be loaded after the ide_generic module and all kinds of
> incomprehensible kernel babble, all of which can be skipped by simply
> installing 2.6.9. I was still on 2.6.8.
> Now my DVD burner is detected and everything is cool.
> Alex.

Generally using ide-generic is a bad idea (it does not allow DMA) and
the specific driver should be used instead. For ata_pixx that might be


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