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SubjectRe: [IDE] trying to make MO drive work with ide-floppy/ide-cd
On Tue, 6 May 2003, Pascal Schmidt wrote:

> I'll check if reading from the MO drive works with ide-cd under 2.4
> as well. If it does: what about a patch that makes ATAPI MO drives
> and CD writers behave the same on 2.4: read-only with native ide drivers,
> read-write with ide-scsi?

I can now confirm that using the MO drive read-only with 2.4 and ide-cd
also works fine.

Could we please have this patch included in the 2.4 IDE code to make
MO drives and CD writers behave the same?

--- linux-2.4/drivers/ide/ide-probe.c Mon May 5 21:25:32 2003
+++ build/drivers/ide/ide-probe.c Tue May 6 16:03:28 2003
@@ -222,6 +222,7 @@ static inline void do_identify (ide_driv
case ide_optical:
printk ("OPTICAL");
+ type = ide_cdrom;
drive->removable = 1;

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