Subject: Re: Disk driver related problems?
To: Mark White <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Paul (NCC/CS) <email@example.com>
Date: 11/21/2000 09:50:33
Mark White wrote:
> I have a couple of problems which are probably related - can
> anybody shed some light on them? I am running NetBSD 1.5
> BETA2, on a K6/2-550 (Aladdin MB).
> 1. The drive access light is on when the system boots, and
> remains on until the CDROM [samsung 40x] is first accessed.
> Doesn't matter if there's a disc in there - just cat
> /dev/cd0a will do. Once this is done, light resumes normal
I just wanted to add that this happened to me too. I tried a
more modern soundblaster card and a 24x cdrom the other day.
The cdrom had this LED staying on problem described by Mark
above and some of xmmix volume controls and tone controls failed.
I just switched back to my old soundblaster card and 16x cdrom
and then things were fine again.
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