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Re: dvd problem


I hope you take this in the kindest way possible.


I already told you to go back to your Windows and Pay for support
elsewhere. Go ahead and pay to have forced anal sex.

Gwon, all you care to do is nastily complain and presuppose we actually
care about you driveling snot nosed asinine attitude complaining.

You say you want it to work, but then you also claim "Gentoo blah blah"
or "Ubuntu blah blah" "this logo here..." etc. All designed to be

Don't think you'll get any help from me, until you change your
confrontational attitude. The only thing you'll garner with your methods
is this kind of e-mail.

So, until you can really ask a non-insulting or condescending set of
questions, all you will get from me is this kind of e-mail.

And, please notice this is now on record that you try to take things
off-list... and continue to be a wanker still. 

On Fri, 2007-04-27 at 03:12 +0100, Neil Sumner wrote:
> Dear Jeff,
> Well, I tried both the suggestions and.... the daily build got a
> little further, it does flash up something about 'generic ide'
> straight after it loads the floppy driver, but then it hangs with the
> same problem as before. 
> I think that you are right in saying that it is a motherboard issue:-
> Ubuntu Dapper Drake (the old one) just hung (hanged?) straight away
> without attempting to mount the DVD drive. Their explanation was
> 'motherboard problem, 965 chipset', and yes I see the people on the
> kerneltrap site were having the same problem (as with debian, suse,
> gentoo...etc, not ubuntu) six months ago. 
> OK, over to you, it looks as though 2.6.20 isn't the kernel that
> booted my ubuntu install..... so what did? or if 2.6.20 did, what is
> stopping it from booting debian?
> Just have to try to grab a developer's attention, are you one? I hope
> they aren't *all* like Greg! Otherwise, I guess I will try burning a
> daily build CD monthly until  it gets fixed. 
> Right now I am tempted to go try Gentoo again (they have the best
> looking logo ;) ). Thing is, so far I am nearly at the point where I
> have enough uselessly burnt DVD's to have paid for a new mobo!
> Thanks again, 
> Neil
> On 4/25/07, Jeff D <fixedored@gmail.com> wrote:
> (One snipped rant)
>         It looks like there is an issue with your motherboard, not
>         your dvd drive.
>         see:
>         http://kerneltrap.org/node/7020
>         looks like a lot of the issues are solved with 2.6.19 , you
>         might want to
>         try to pass "all-generic-ide" when you boot to the kernel,
>         that might
>         solve it, or possibly a daily build of lenny from
>         http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/daily/arch-latest/i386/iso-cd/
>         That has 2.6.20, which is also the kernel that probably booted
>         your ubuntu
>         install.
greg, greg@gregfolkert.net

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