Re: 2.4.x Problem with cd writing

Date: Wed Apr 16 2003 - 12:43:32 EST

On Wed, 16 Apr 2003 19:19:08 +0200, Michael Buesch <> said:
> While my writer writes TOC or fixes CD (doesn't write real data-stream),
> the whole ide-disk interface of the system is frozen. Kernel ist still
> working and all programs run correctly, until they need harddisk
> access. No harddisk or CD-ROM access is possible.
> After the writer finishes TOC or fixating, the ide-disk interface
> defrosts.

I thought this was a generic IDE issue - fixation requires the controller's
undivided attention and was basically a hardware restriction. Are you sure
that it's ever NOT frozen the interface?

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