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SubjectRe: ATAPI CDROM kernel problems
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> > Can somebody PLEASE give me a CLUE?!?!?
>
> I need one too. I have a Mitsumi Quad Speed, plugged into the IDE port of my
> Soundblaster AWE32 PnP. I initialize the soundcard using Intel's Plug and
> Pray driver, then reboot into Linux. The sound works, but I haven't been
> able to get the triple damned IDE channel to work. If I specify it, it says
> that it's already in use, *or* goes ahead and allocates it, but won't let me
> set /dev/hd? (where ? is c, d, e, etc.) to be a CDROM, saying the "port is
> in use." So either I'm screwed once, or I'm screwed twice. :)
>
> I'm starting to think that this is a major kernel screwup. If you get any
> information, please send it my way while I still have some hair left. :)
>
> Regards.

Is the info in the IDE documentation about the tertiary port any help?

Oh, try using isapnptools so you don't have to boot DOS :-)

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