RE: serious cd writer kernel bug 2.4.x

From: James Stevenson (
Date: Tue Jul 17 2001 - 19:42:31 EST


> I experience almost the exact same thing with my cd-rw.
> PlexWriter 8/4/32A, does the same thing, and if I compile the modules
> ide-scsi and scsi

> directly into the kernel, whenever I access the cd-rw at all (try to mount a
> valid filesystem) entire system locks and have to hard reboot.. I can access

i am not running modules but the ide-scsi stuff is compiled into the
kernel both drives are running under the scsi-emu.
can you also access the cd rom fine under linux.

the cd-rom works fine for me
as soon as i touch the writer it dies.

> boot). I am using stock Mandrake 8.0 with 2.4.6-ac2 kernel. I can run
> cdrecord --scanbus and it sees the cd-rw fine

i am also running mandrake 8.0 and cdrecord works up to that point
i have seen it crash under.


i have not tried earlery kernels for various other resons.

> hda - disk 1
> hdb - disk 2
> hdc - cd-rom
> hdd - cd-rw

almost like that but its
hda - disk 1
hdb - disk 2
hdc - cd writer
hdd - cd rom

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