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Re: CD-ROM IRQ Timeout

On Sun, 24 Nov 1996, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

>>>>> 'hdb irq timeout : status = 0x58
>>>>> hdb ATAPI reset complete'
>>> Try giving "hdb=cdrom" as an argument to the kernel. Maybe that will help.
>> No, this doesn't make any difference. This parameter only is necessary to
> Put a disc in the drive? :-( My Creative 8-spin (CD820E) reacts
> violently to trying to mount the drive when there's no disc present,

It's boring, but all I can say is "me too" - Creative 8x, processes
waiting for an interrupt which the drive never generates.
Pushing 'Eject' (outside button) helps, when the tray is fully opened
something is sent, and processes get a 'tray open' error, IIRC.


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