[CS-FSLUG] udev and SATA DVDRs

sjm sjm.mlists at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 20:51:26 CST 2010

Ed Hurst wrote:
> Does anyone understand this issue with udev and SATA DVD burners?
> I've been trying to chase down the bug reports. The issue shows up on
> most current distributions. I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit right now on
> my Inspiron 545 MT. The mobo uses Intel 82801IR/IO/IH (ICH9R/DO/DH) for
> the interface, and dmesg shows the drive recognized as HL-DT-ST DVD+/-RW
> GH50N. It's linked as /dev/sr0. The BIOS offers IDE mode and RAID, and I
> have it set to the former, which is the default.

I can't quite remember, but if you have an extra HDD, I'd try the BIOS
on the other setting.  I know Windows and Linux seemed to like the
option that the other OS didn't when I last was messing with the BIOS on
a similar problem.


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