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Bug#281218: kernel-image-2.6.8-1-k7: CD writer unproperly identified

reassign 281218 kernel-source-2.6.8
reassign 277083 kernel-source-2.6.8
reassign 274860 kernel-source-2.6.8
severity 281218 important
severity 277083 important
severity 274860 important
tag 281218 +patch
tag 277083 +patch
tag 274860 +patch
merge 281218 277083 274860

On Sat, Nov 13, 2004 at 12:58:16AM -0400, Fernando wrote:
> Package: kernel-image-2.6.8-1-k7
> Version: 2.6.8-4
> Severity: normal
> I noticed this using k3b.
> When booting Linux 2.6.8 (from kernel-image-2.6.8-1-k7 version 2.6.8-4),
> my CD writer is identified by k3b as a reader, but when booting
> Linux 2.6.7 (from kernel-image-2.6.7 version 2.6.7-2) it is properly
> identified as a writer.
> As I don't know how to decode /proc/ide/ide1/hdc/identify, I just check
> in k3b how it reports my CD writer, in Settings / Configure k3b... / Devices.

Thanks, this appears to be a duplicate of Bug#277083 and Bug#274860.
kernel-source-2.6.8 2.6.8-8 (kernel-image-2.6.8-1-k7 2.6.8-5) includes a
fix that may help to resolve this problem. If you are able to verify
this one way or the other I would be most grateful. The bug report
for Bug#277083 includes a discussion of the cause of the problem
and some relevant patches.


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