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Bug#476897: installation-report: apt-cdrom missing from i386 daily images

On Sun 20 Apr, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Apr 2008 15:41:44 +0200
> Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:

> Hmmm...I didn't realize that it was in /target.  I'm not sure exactly
> then, but in the syslog the cdrom is not found (scanned) and without
> the trickery I mentioned the base install fails, which according to the
> syslog is because apt can't find the packages (which makes sense since
> it has no sources of packages at that point).
> I can't be more specific because I the systems I installed are now in
> use.
> Beside the syslog the other clue the cdrom isn't being scanned is that
> the prompt for a successful scan and do you want another never comes up.
   I have just had a problem with the CD-ROM not recognised after the start.
I found that dmesg reported a problem with probing IDE interface ide1,
IRQ 15 "Nobody cares, so I will disable it"
after which there was a stream of reports about CD-ROM not found, with a
final note suggesting a re-boot using "irqpoll".
   The next installation was started including irqpoll, and it went without
a hitch.
IBM ThinkPad i Series 1161-93G with
Toshiba DVD-ROM SD-c2402, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive

Chris Bell NEW alternative address: chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Microsoft sells you Windows ... Linux gives you the whole house.

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