Bug#319659: nautilus-cd-burner: Fails to rewrite DVD-RW
On Sun, Jul 24, 2005 at 10:07:05AM -0400, Brett Smith wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 24, 2005 at 11:17:29AM +0200, Lo?c Minier wrote:
> > This looks like a kernel lack of support or bug from the very
> > beginning.
> > However, while I thought handing your report to the kernel team, it
> > seemed to me you're running a non-Debian kernel package. To get
> > support from the kernel team on this issue, you must of course run a
> > Debian kernel. If/when it is the case, please report the version in
> > this bug report. I'm reassigning to the bug to the kernel team, in
> > version 2.6.12.
> Hello kernel team,
> Thank you for help in trying to track down this problem. However, I'm
> afraid that, if this problem is in fact in the kernel, it's not really
> appropriate for Debian to handle.
> In order to get this optical drive to work at all, I have to do some
> patching. <include/linux/libata.h> has this line:
> #undef ATA_ENABLE_ATAPI
> I have to #define that for Linux to recognize the drive. So unless there's
> some way to change this setting via .config that I haven't figured out, I
> don't think it's possible to reproduce this in a Debian kernel. The drive
> would not be accessible at all.
> If that's the case, I'd be happy to talk to upstream myself about it.
> Talking to the SATA maintainers would probably be my best bet; if you could
> suggest the best way to reach them, I'd appreciate it.
I think that would be the best course of action.