Bug#465807: linux-image-2.6.22-3-686: CD-ROM drive semi-permanently addled by a bad CD-ROM
Dunno. I didn't keep the cracked CD, and I don't want to break
one of my good ones. Sorry.
Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 12:21:41AM +0000, Greg Kochanski wrote:
>> Package: linux-image-2.6.22-3-686
>> Version: 2.6.22-6.lenny1
>> Severity: normal
>> I was attempting to read a cracked CD-ROM in the hopes of
>> recovering something. No luck. Instead, the drive
>> became permantently confused and inoperative (until the
>> next re-boot). See attached log. Similar error messages
>> continued even after the disk was removed, for several hours
>> until I rebooted the system. When the CD-ROM was in the drive,
>> the system was painfully slow, freezing for several seconds
>> at a time. Performance returned to normal once I ejected it
>> (apart from the error messages).
>> The CR-ROM was an audio CD, and the table of contents was at
>> least partially readable. It would play (partially) in
>> a dedicated CD player.
>> The drive is a circa 2003 24x10x40 CR-RW drive, running on p-ide,
>> a LITE-ON LTR-24102B . /proc/ide/hdd/driver is "ide-cdrom version 4.61".
> Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?