CDROM not working with kernel 2.6.15-6-686

Ben Collins bcollins at
Sat Dec 3 15:36:24 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-12-02 at 21:44 +0100, Tobias Hunger wrote:
> Hi there!
> I just upgraded to -6-686 kernel and that works way better than the -5-686 one 
> (I no longer see soft lockup messages about CPU#0:-).
> Unfortunately my SATA CDROM drive no longer works. It did well with the 2.6.12 
> kernel series from ubuntu. Ben asked me to provide the attached data for you 
> guys to chew on:-) 
> Is there anything else I can do to help with tracking down this problem?

I have an ata update for 2.6.15-7.9, but in the mean time can you send
me "cat /proc/iomem" and "cat /proc/interrupts".

Also, try blacklisting ide_generic. I have the sneaking suspicion that
ide_generic is grabbing resources for which it cannot handle, making it
hard for ata_piix to do so.

   Ben Collins <ben.collins at>
   Ubuntu Linux

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