Re: Sarge netinst: CD-RW Sony CRX175A1
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003 19:10:26 -0800, "Bob Nielsen nielsen-at-oz.net
|debian-testing|" <email@example.com> said:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 07:58:18PM +0100, Dani wrote:
> > I'm netinstalling Debian Sarge from a minimal CD. I boot the CD
> > and it fails to autodetect the CD drive, maybe because it's a
> > CD-RW. It's Sony CRX175A1. The installation show me the following
> > list of kernel modules:
> > aztcd, cdu31a, cm206, gscd, isp16, mcd, mcdx, optcd, sbpcd, sjcd,
> > sonycd535.
> > Which may I choose?
> I suspect none of the above. Those are really old drivers, used for
> non-ATAPI drives. I have a Sony CRX175E2 drive, which is a
> similar-enough model number that I strongly suspect it uses the same
> driver. This drive is ATAPI-IDE and will read if you use the ide-cd
> driver. For writing, the ide-scsi driver is required although this
> driver will work for reading as well, which simplifies things. See
> the CD-Writing-HOWTO for further information.
> Try 'modprobe ide-scsi' and see if the drive is reported. If so, add
> ide-scsi to /etc/modules.
# modprobe ide-scsi
modprobe: failed to load module ide-scsi
Now what? My CD-RW is in the secondary master.
Please help. TIA.
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