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    SubjectRe: More data on ide-cd "playing music" death
    Romano Giannetti wrote:
    > So, I think that this shuold be hw related, but I think too that
    > having to reboot the machine is a bit strong. I will like an abrupt
    > solution too (reset the drive and SIGSEGV all programs waiting for it),
    > everything is better than having an almost-dead machine. I mean,
    > something on the line of:
    >
    > static int being_confused=0;
    > ...
    > } else {
    > printk ("%s: cdrom_pc_intr: The drive "
    > "appears confused (ireason = 0x%2x)\n",
    > drive->name, ireason);
    > being_confused++;
    > if (being_confused>10) {
    > /* Use _really_ drastic measures to reset drive*/
    > being_confused=0;
    > }
    > pc->stat = 1;
    > }
    >
    > Well, not so much help, but I am ready to try patches at your will.
    > Bye,
    > Romano

    I'm working on a patch for that - could you try this one out? It's
    very messy, but see if it does anything for you.

    --
    * Jens Axboe
    *
    * "The only thing that interferes with my
    * learning is my education." -- A. Einstein[unhandled content-type:application/octet-stream]
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