Subject: Re: CDROM detection
To: Adam Ciarcinski <email@example.com>
From: Michael L. Hitch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/30/1998 19:09:36
On Oct 30, 11:50pm, Adam Ciarcinski wrote:
> > That doesn't sound right. I'm running NetBSD/mac68k 1.3.2 on a system
> > with two CDROM drives, a tape drive and three disks all on the SCSI
> > controller. Everything is recognized on boot unless it's turned off
> > (which is sometimes the case for the tape drive). But both CDs and the
> > tape drive are always recognized and configured if they are powered on,
> > and they never have any media in them when I boot.
> Sorry. I didn't mention that I tested it on i386 with IDE CDROM drive.
> I havn't checked it yet on my Amiga (rulez! :)). I'll try soon.
The IDE CDROM on my amiga configures cd0 fine when I boot with the
drive empty :-) Unfortunately, the drive then reports a media change
status and I haven't gotten around to figuring out how to clear it.
Michael L. Hitch email@example.com
Information Technology Center
Montana State University Bozeman, MT USA