Bug#300706: debian sarge (debian-installer system) dvdrom and floppy issues
submitted so this bugreport doesn't get lost.
J. Grant wrote:
> Hi FJP,
> Thank you for your quick response. Sorry I did not include a Debian
> Installation Report, I was unaware that such a template exists. I only
> found this mailing list via someone else..
> (Perhaps this mailing list and the template could be added nore
> moticably on a part of the debian.org site. This is my first debian install
> so I'm still finding stuff out)
>>> My 3 1/2 inch floppy drive green access LED is permanently on. My
>>> drive works fine when I reboot into win2k. I noticed that /dev/fd0 is
>>> missing. Should I just figure out a way to create it using MAKEDEV. Or
>>> perhaps this problem in the sarge install is already known..?
>> I've not seen this problem before.
>> Did you install the desktop task or Gnome? In that case this possibly
>> is an udev issue.
>> If not, please file a proper installation report .
> I have udevd proces running, I just have the debian sarge defaults
>>> My CD/DVD-Writer was not identified by debian-installer. So I manually
>>> set it up, to use hda as a pseduo scsi device, by apending hda=ide-scsi
>>> to the grub boot command line for the kernel.
>> What do you mean by "not recognized"? Not recognized to install from
>> or not set up to burn DVD's to?
> The latter.. I had hoped it would be able to write cd-r's and dvd-r's
> after the install.
>> Anyway, AFAIK the ide-scsi driver is deprecated. If the CD is not
>> recognized to install from my guess is that you have SATA and the SATA
>> driver is blocking access to the DVD-drive. That is a known problem.
>> Here also, please file a proper installation-report.
> Ok, sorry not to include that info in my first post. I did not know
> ide-scsi is deprecated, all my google searches uncovered suggestions to
> use ide-scsi. Could you direct me to some info which tells me a better
> way to set up my IDE NEC CD/DVD writer please..?
>>> My CD/DVD-Writer is now available as /dev/scd0. I can find it using
>>> cdrecord -scanbus sometimes as 2,0,0.
>>> When I created an ISO and burned the file to disc it all went ok until:
>> The rest are not installer issues; please ask for help on the user lists.
> Ok, I will contact those maintainers.
> Thank you for taking the time to reply and help me.
> (please include my email address in any replies, i am not on this list)
> Kind regards
> Debian-installer-version: I got netinst, from the debian site around 2005-01-27
> uname -a: Linux now2g 2.6.8-2-k7 #1 Mon Jan 24 03:29:52 EST 2005 i686 GNU/Linux
> Date: 2005-01-30 20:00 GMT aprox
> Method: <How did you install? What did you boot off? If network
> install, from where? Proxied?>
> Machine: ASUS K7T880 custom build
> Processor: AthlonXP 3200+ (2.2Ghz)
> Memory: 1GB
> Root Device: /dev/sda3 SATA drive
> # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
> # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
> proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
> /dev/sda3 / ext3 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 1
> /dev/sda2 /boot ext3 defaults 0 2
> /dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 iso9660 ro,user,noauto 0 0
> /dev/fd0 /media/floppy0 auto rw,user,noauto 0 0
> Output of lspci and lspci -n:
> $ lspci -n
> 0000:00:00.0 0600: 1106:0269 (rev 80)
> 0000:00:00.1 0600: 1106:1269
> 0000:00:00.2 0600: 1106:2269
> 0000:00:00.3 0600: 1106:3269
> 0000:00:00.4 0600: 1106:4269
> 0000:00:00.7 0600: 1106:7269
> 0000:00:01.0 0604: 1106:b198
> 0000:00:09.0 0200: 11ab:4320 (rev 13)
> 0000:00:0e.0 0c03: 1045:c861 (rev 10)
> 0000:00:0f.0 0104: 1106:3149 (rev 80)
> 0000:00:0f.1 0101: 1106:0571 (rev 06)
> 0000:00:10.0 0c03: 1106:3038 (rev 81)
> 0000:00:10.1 0c03: 1106:3038 (rev 81)
> 0000:00:10.2 0c03: 1106:3038 (rev 81)
> 0000:00:10.3 0c03: 1106:3038 (rev 81)
> 0000:00:10.4 0c03: 1106:3104 (rev 86)
> 0000:00:11.0 0601: 1106:3227
> 0000:00:11.5 0401: 1106:3059 (rev 60)
> 0000:00:13.0 0200: 1106:3106 (rev 86)
> 0000:01:00.0 0300: 10de:0333 (rev a1)
> $ lspci
> 0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc.: Unknown device 0269 (rev 80)
> 0000:00:00.1 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc.: Unknown device 1269
> 0000:00:00.2 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc.: Unknown device 2269
> 0000:00:00.3 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc.: Unknown device 3269
> 0000:00:00.4 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc.: Unknown device 4269
> 0000:00:00.7 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc.: Unknown device 7269
> 0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237 PCI Bridge
> 0000:00:09.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Yukon Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-T Adapter (rev 13)
> 0000:00:0e.0 USB Controller: OPTi Inc. 82C861 (rev 10)
> 0000:00:0f.0 RAID bus controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VIA VT6420 SATA RAID Controller (rev 80)
> 0000:00:0f.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
> 0000:00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 81)
> 0000:00:10.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 81)
> 0000:00:10.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 81)
> 0000:00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 81)
> 0000:00:10.4 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 86)
> 0000:00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237 ISA bridge [K8T800 South]
> 0000:00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller(rev 60)
> 0000:00:13.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6105 [Rhine-III] (rev 86)
> 0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV38 [GeForce FX 5950 Ultra] (rev a1)
> Base System Installation Checklist:
> [O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
> Initial boot worked: [O]
> Configure network HW: [O]
> Config network: [O]
> Detect CD: [O]
> Load installer modules: [O]
> Detect hard drives: [O]
> Partition hard drives: [O]
> Create file systems: [O]
> Mount partitions: [O]
> Install base system: [O]
> Install boot loader: [O]
> Reboot: [O]
> /dev/fd0 missing, and cd/dvd writing not setup. CD/DVD writer is:
> _NEC ' 'DVD_RW ND-2500A ' '1.06'.
> This is an IDE model, which is on /dev/hda, I had to convert it to work as /dev/scd0 to write cds.