Bug#155371: boot-floppies: /dev/cdrom "cannot autodetect" misleading when no media
reassign 155371 base-config
Karl M. Hegbloom wrote on Sat Aug 03, 2002 um 07:57:36PM:
> Package: boot-floppies
> Version: woody 3.0r0
> In order to reboot, I had to remove the CD from the drive. Then after
> the reboot, during base-config, I get a dialog that says "this program
> was unable to auto-detect a CD ROM drive", and it's prompting me for
> the CD device.
> It turns out that what's really wrong is that there's "no media". I
> can see it print that if I watch very closely at the bottom of the
> screen. You should find a way to probe for media and catch that
> mistake, or prompt for them to ensure there's a CD in the drive.
> See: http://people.pdxlinux.org/~karlheg/media_event.c
> ... for a way to do that.
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