Swapped CD-rom drive won't read data.
neil at neilwoolford.co.uk
Tue Nov 2 19:37:33 UTC 2004
At 17:57 02/11/04, you wrote:
>On Tue, Nov 02, 2004 at 09:44:33AM -0800, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 02, 2004 at 03:17:03PM +0000, Neil Woolford wrote:
> > > Yes, the fix suggested there, setting 'using_dma' to 0 in
> > > /proc/ide/hdc/settings works fine. Thanks.
> > >
> >>Where can I set the configuration of this value so that it
> > > is automatic?
> > There may be other ways, but I usually put commands like that into
> > /etc/init.d/local and run 'update-rc.d local defaults' to create the
> > symlinks.
>The proper fix will be to upgrade to the next revision of the kernel, which
>will disable DMA on CD-ROMs by default.
> - mdz
Thanks for the tips. Problem now sorted with a simple init script, which
will hold things until
the revision. I must remember to remove the file and links then...
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