Subject: Re: machine hangs when mounting cd
To: Harry Waddell <email@example.com>
From: Geert Hendrickx <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/01/2004 21:41:42
On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 12:03:52PM -0700, Harry Waddell wrote:
> Is your problem mounting "a" cd, or is it mounting "any" cd?
I don't know about "any" cd, but at least it happened with all the ones
I tried. :-) And these discs can be mounted without problems on my
other (non-NetBSD) machines.
> Is this a recent problem following a netbsd upgrade?
It's a fresh install of a 2.0-snapshot, so I can't compare. But it
happens both with the GENERIC_LAPTOP kernel and with the custom kernel I
> If you let the machine sit for a few minutes, does the machine become
> responsive again?
No, it doesn't. The console is frozen, and after a few seconds, it
stops replying to pings. Hard reboot required.
> Without knowing more, it could be lots of things, hardware, software,
> bad media, etc...
I know. But it's not the hardware, as it had previously booted and
installed from a FreeBSD-cd correctly.
Btw, I just noticed it even happens when NO cd is in the drive, and I
try to mount it!