Subject: Re: IDE LED always on
To: SUNAGAWA Keiki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wojciech Puchar <email@example.com>
Date: 05/13/2003 11:28:51
> Subject: Re: IDE LED always on
> > > That's against the our mantra: "do it right".
> > so some CD ROMs shouldn't be supported at all.
> > it's hardware problem in fact. not all devices has this.
> bad/broken hardwares have been source of headache. We have
> quirk entries in device driver to save such devices.
> > after poweron light is on as long as BIOS scans for CD-ROM's, then it's
> > off, then it's back on after NetBSD resets IDE channel.
> > but there's some difference between how NetBSD and BIOS scans for devices!
> Hmm, could you try booting the older release of NetBSD (boot
> floppy is enough) to check if the symptom still arises?
already tried.. yes.