Subject: Re: CDROM detection
To: Adam Ciarcinski <>
From: Michael L. Hitch <>
List: current-users
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
Computer Consultant
Information Technology Center
Montana State University	Bozeman, MT	USA