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SubjectRe: 2.2.13-pre6+ ide cdrom issue
On Sat, Oct 02 1999, Steven N. Hirsch wrote:
> Jens,
> I'm continuing to have serious problems running vmware under kernels which
> include your changes to cdrom.c and friends. On rare occasions it will
> load and recognize the cdrom, but mostly it just complains that /dev/cdrom
> is not a CD device. The one-line change you sent me last week is helpful,
> but the problem still rears its head often.
> If I revert your patches, it is 100% reliable.

Sigh. The vmware guys are not answering my mails which makes
this issue hard to resolve. For now I'll back out the capability
changes - I'll send a mail tomorrow with the patch.

* Jens Axboe <>
* Linux CD-ROM Maintainer

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