Re: ATAPI goes haywire in 2.2.18 when CD-DVD drive accessed from Gnome

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Sat Oct 14 2000 - 07:28:01 EST

On Sat, Oct 14 2000, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> I get similar errors logged all the time on my CDROM unit. Any
> time a cd player program is running with no audio CD in the CDROM
> unit, for some reason, the kernel likes to tell you about it on
> every console, and via syslog too. A real PITA if you use a
> snazzy GNOME CD player that runs all the time in the panel. I've
> had to kill all CD programs in order to keep logs to a sane size.
> It annoys me enough that I've considered removing all printk's
> from the cdrom drivers... I have no idea what is at fault..

Tell me what errors they are. If they're not critical in any way, I'll
make sure that we don't log them.

* Jens Axboe <>
* SuSE Labs
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