Subject: Re: Using Mediabay mounted CD/DVD
To: Ola Eriksson <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/03/2005 13:29:55
On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 12:18:28PM +0200, Ola Eriksson wrote:
> Hello people,
> I am trying to get the mediabay mounted DVD player in my Dell D810 
> laptop to work under NetBSD and I am having some problems with this. If 
> i boot the laptop without the DVD mounted, the laptop will (for obvious 
> reasons) not detect anything on the secondary IDE channel, and I have 
> not found a way to get it to do so if I insert the DVD later on. And 
> when booting with it attached, I get the error-messages seen at the 
> bottom of this e-mail.
> I am sure that I have seen some page with information and patches 
> related to this problem before (not a Dell laptop though, but still same 
> problem) but I can't seem to be able to find it again :(
> I am using a 3.99.3 kernel with some minor modifications to get the 
> piixide driver to detect my controller.
> Any ideas anyone?
> Thanks!
> Best Regards,
> Ola Eriksson   -
> piixide0:1:0: lost interrupt

Porbably an interrupt routing issue. Maybe try a kernel with the INTR_FIXUP

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference