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Bug#407759: Should BLK_DEV_GENERIC be compiled into the kernel for CD support on Intel 965 Mobos?

reassign 407759 linux-2.6
retitle 407759 Should BLK_DEV_GENERIC be compiled into the kernel?

On Saturday 20 January 2007 17:59, Achilles D. Speliotopoulos wrote:
> Comments/Problems:
> The install did not find the CDROM drives.  This is because of the new
> Intel 965 motherboards, which has drivers that are not compatible with
> Debian.
> From the newsgroups and forums, this problem seems to be
> coming more and more prevalent as Core 2 Duo processors are become more
> popular.  The "fix" that I found at comp.os.linux.setup was to use
> "all-generic-ide" or "linux acpi=off all-generic-ide".  It seemed to
> work for other people, but it did not work for my machine.

From the kernel source, this parameter only seems to work if 
BLK_DEV_GENERIC (drivers/ide/pci/generic.c) is not modular, which it is 
in Debian kernels.

I have no idea how to solve or work around this. Reassigning to the kernel 


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