Powertop causing issues with Cd-rom???

sktsee sktsee at tulsaconnect.com
Mon May 12 14:44:57 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-05-12 at 01:34 -0400, Shannon McMackin wrote:
> I followed a Powertop recommendation of disabling polling on /dev/scd0 
> which is the CD drive.  Now, Automount doesn't seem to recognize when I 
> put a disc in and I can't mount a blank disk for burning to save my life.
> Anyone know where to look to undo what Powertop did?

Though it seems counter-intuitive, type

$ sudo hal-disable-polling --enable-polling --device /dev/scd0


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