Fwd: CD/DVD drive problem

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jan 6 23:36:04 UTC 2010

On 01/06/2010 03:26 PM, Winton Vandepeer wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 3:07 AM, Steve <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 06 Jan 2010 14:56:04 -0000, Winton Vandepeer
>> <squareyes at harboursat.com.au> wrote:
>>> My notebook .. Lenovo 3000 N200 .. The CD/DVD drive works OK with
>>> Vista or Win XP with either installed alone,
>>>  but when drive is partitioned and Ubuntu 8.04, or 9.04 or 9.10
>>> installed, ceases to exist on both Vista and Ubuntu.
>>> Does not exist with Ubuntu installed on it's own either. Problem is
>>> the same dual booting with Win XP and Ubuntu.
>>> Drive works OK for any bootable disk.
>> Somebody with the same problem and a possible solution
>> http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Linux-Discussion/Problem-with-my-Laptop-Lenovo-3000-N200-in-Linux/m-p/11571
>> --
>> Steve
> Many thanks ,
> Been there, no solution,
> have even posted there , only answer there is
> "It must be a Ubuntu problem" seems to be a stock answer.
> The drive is the built in drive on the notebook, and has been replaced
> with a new one, same problem,
> the drive doesn't have any problems, (needs to exist to have problems
> :-)  ) just doesn't exist with dual boot. I only keep XP to test open
> source software ported to Windows for people I know who will only use
> Windows.
> guess I will just have to live with it, lesson to be learnt, no more Lenovo's.
> Thanks again
> Winton

How about...

[Lenovo 3000 N200 DVD-rom missing]

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