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Re: kern/46195: Unseen IDE CDROM drive on 6.0_BETA

The following reply was made to PR kern/46195; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Manuel Bouyer <>
Subject: Re: kern/46195: Unseen IDE CDROM drive on 6.0_BETA
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 17:40:41 +0100

 On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 04:00:00PM +0000, wrote:
 > >Description:
 > My i386 system running 6.0_BETA (netbsd-6 sources as of 2012.03.12)
 > doesn't detect IDE CDROM drive. It is attached to an
 > internal IDE controller.
 > Motherboard is GA-8I945GMF.
 > Additional USB controller and ethernet card are plugged in into PCI slots.
 > Kernel is GENERIC. 
 > Full dmesg output is here (for 5.99.60)
 > Linux detects cdrom drive without problems.
 > If it helps Linux's dmesg output is available here
 It looks like your CD drive is configured as a slave without master
 on the same channel. This is not a recommended configuration for
 (P)ATA, I suggest configuring the CD drive as master.
 Manuel Bouyer <>
      NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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