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Re: install/39999: SATA and USB CD-ROM drives not supported

On Mar 9,  6:47am, wrote:
} >Number:         39999
} >Category:       install
} >Synopsis:       SATA and USB CD-ROM drives not supported
} >Responsible:    install-manager
} >Originator:     Randolf Richardson
} >Release:        NetBSD 4.0.1
} >Organization:
} Inter-Corporate Computer & Network Services, Inc.
} >Description:
} NetBSD 4.0.1 can't be installed from CD when the system has a SATA
} CD-ROM drive; only IDE CD-ROM drives are supported, but new server
} motherboards from Intel don't include IDE controllers anymore -- they
} typically have 8 SATA ports instead.
} I also tried using a CD-ROM drive that is mounted in an external USB
} chassis, but this also didn't work.
} The problem is that dmesg doesn't report any CD devices with either
} SATA or USB CD-ROM drives, yet the installation CD can be booted from
} either one of these drives successfully.

     Can you provide a dmesg with the USB CD-ROM drive attached, please?

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