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Re: [Xen-devel] IDE CD-ROM drive problem

> Indeed - as the comments indicate, this is pretty gross stuff trying 
> to work around the fact that we didn't bother porting all the cdrom 
> stuff to do with media (and audio stuff etc). 
> However I'd expect it to 'work' in the sense that it should produce 
> the error "mount: No medium found" if there's no CD in the drive, or 
> never trigger this if code if there was a CD in the drive at boot
> time. If you're getting "Not a valid block device" that seems like 
> something else is going on... 
> Can you post the output from Xen and XenoLinux booting if you have it?
> > If I remove this code, I can mount the CD-ROM with no difficulty.  I've been
> > investigating the problem myself, but I figured I'd forward to the experts 
> > in
> > charge who have been into this code a lot more than I have.
> Removing it completely is not the right thing to do, although it may 
> well need to be fixed 'properly' (i.e. pull in all the cdrom crap :-( 

I think I may have now fixed this problem in the unstable tree. I made
a few other cleanups at the same time -- I'd appreciate it if you can
pull teh updates and see if the problem has gone away (or got worse!

 -- Keir

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