Bug#243857: Patch has been available in Ubuntu
tags 243857 + patch
Looks like this bug hasn't seen action for quite a while. It seems like
in the meantime, Ubuntu has fixed this bug. Check out this patch:
This code is in their current version of cdrom-detect and seems to work
well in the exact same situation that d-i fails. Can we get this patch
I can do a NMU if there is no real maintainer willing to step up.