Re: ide-cd as a modules not working in the latest kernels?

Erik Andersen (
Tue, 27 Jan 1998 11:08:24 -0700 (MST)

Have you tried adding the line "hdX=cdrom" to your kernel command line
where "X" is the drive letter of your ATAPI cdrom drive? Did that help?


Erik B. Andersen   Web: 
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On Tue, 27 Jan 1998, Kjartan Maraas wrote:

> I am unable to get to my cdrom a Acer/Jas CD-910E 10X. > I'm not sure about the 2.0 series (because I have > not compiled one of these in a long time.) > > The story goes like this: > > A while ago I flashed a new bios for my MB (asus p2t4 rev 3.1) and my > cdrom disappeared. This was also the case under Win95. Fine revert to > the old bios and all was back to normal. > > Later I have tried some newer beta-bioses and now the cdrom is gone in > linux when compiled as a module, but has come back under Win95 > This leads me to think there is a problem with the cdrom-driver in linux > when compiled as a module. > > This is an IDE-CDROM as master on the second port. > > I'll be glad to provide more info on this if someone tells me what to > look for. > > Cheers and keep up the good work. > > Kjartan >