[ILUG] Mandrake SCSI CD havoc
laur.ivan at corvil.com
Thu May 27 16:37:41 IST 2004
On Thursday 27 May 2004 16:23, Laurent Coudeur wrote:
> It boots from SCSI CD or DVD but cannot detect a CDROM drive (If I
> switch to the log view it looks like the AIC driver has no problem to
> detect them).
I had a similar problem with suse 9.0 (i know mdk10 has 2.6 kernel). Its
problem was that the new sbp2 modules require external scsi bus rescan. Suse
9.1 does the bus rescan (on the install cd) and works like a charm :).
> adaptec 29160 +plextor 32x or pioneer 305S
> Unfortunately eircom thinks getting a phone line to ballbrigan is
> beyhond them so I cannot search in front of the machines.
> I'm getting seriously frustrated with newer distro's as FedoraCore2 does
> not work with my belkin switch and I cannot install Mdk 10.
> I could try on the only machine i have that does not have linux I have
> an IDE drive that is detected but I am afraid the installed stuff might
> not detect the cd's once I remove the drive
imo this is the same rescan-scsi-bus thing.
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