RE: Stop Sarge Loading ide-cd
> One that I can think of is hotplug. If you have it installed,
> check out
> the /etc/hotplug/blacklist.d. Add the modules that you do not want
> loaded there. Should help you avoid the autoloading of ide-cd.
Looked there tried to blacklist it but it still loaded.
I did however track it down. I had an entry in hdparm.conf to disable dma on
/dev/hdc. I need that because this drive doesn't like dma one bit.
As soon as I removed that entry ide_cd stopped loading. Unfortunately the
cdrom would then give errors when mounted.
In the end I've had to disable dma on ide within grub and then enable it on
/dev/hda using hdparm.conf - yuk!!!
Any better ways of getting round this?