Fwd: CD/DVD drive problem

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jan 7 00:13:38 UTC 2010

On 01/06/2010 03:58 PM, Rashkae wrote:
> But before doing that, here's another idea to test.  I've noticed that
> new versions of Grub (ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10, but they use very different
> versions of grub, respectively) use UUID numbers in their menu.lst (and
> whatever that new file grub 2 uses) to find root devices.  (I'm
> referring to the grub root device, not the Linux kernel root filesystem
> parameter).  I would find it interesting, as a test, to see what happens
> if those UUID references were instead replaced with hard drive reference
> number.  Since the notebook probably only has 1 HD, that will always be
> drive 0,partition.  Maybe if grub doesn't have to go looking for device
> UUID's it won't probe the CD-ROM

Or perhaps try:

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