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Re: Unseen IDE CDROM drive

On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 8:48 AM, David Holland
<> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 01:11:09PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>  > My NetBSD box has three SATA HDDs and IDE CDROM drive.
>  > 5.99.60 doesn't see CDROM drive, though. Linux distros I tried do.
>  > Kernel is GENERIC, ACPI enabled.
>  > Motherboard, and cdrom drive are many years old.
>  > Can any anybody explain what's the problem and how to fix it?
> What kind of controller is it that it's plugged into, and how's that
> supposed to be getting attached? The dmesg contains two piixides, but
> they're both SATA and they're hosting your SATA drives.

Motherboard is GA-8I945GMF. Full description is here.

CD drive is attached to internal IDE.

If it matters additional ethernet card and usb controller are attached
to PCI slots.

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