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    SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test1: some modules refuse to autoload
    In article <20030717215139.GA19877@glitch.localdomain>,
    Greg Norris <> wrote:

    | I'm currently running Debian sid, with module-init-tools 0.9.13-pre.
    | I've defined the alias "block-major-22 ide-cd", and verified that both
    | "modprobe -nv block-major-22" and "modprobe -nv ide-cd" give the
    | expected results. When I try to mount a CD, however, I get the message
    | "/dev/hdc not a valid block device". Browsing the system logfiles, I
    | don't see any indication that a module load was even attempted.
    | Everything works fine if I load the ide-cd module manually first.

    Is hdd set to anything special? And is hdc set to cdrom? If not, try an
    explicit "hdc=cdrom" on the boot line. I have had to do this on several
    systems, in spite of dmesg telling me the kernel knows that it's a CD.
    bill davidsen <>
    CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
    Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.
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