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Re: Can't mount CD/DVD drives

On Wednesday 15 February 2006 1:51 pm, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> There was a problem around 2.6.12 days as far as I remember where a bad
> initrd tool generated initrd images which loaded ide-scsi, and once that
> is done the initrd tool will make future ones to match your setup.  I
> think 2.6.15 kernel will force it to not use ide-scsi at all, but I am
> not sure.

An upgrade to 2.6.15 kernel appears to have solved the problem. I decided to 
try  the stock (etch) upgrade before resorting to any initrd tricks. Module 
ide_scsi is _not_ loaded, and the drives are appearing as hd*, as they did 
with 2.6.8. The odd misbehaviour has also stopped, see: 

Carl Brown
Whitefield, NH USA

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