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Re: Vaio Z600 CDRom



On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 09:21:30PM +0000, David Franks wrote:
> However I now can't get my laptop to recognise the CDRom drive which is
> a PCMCIA CD51/A.

> I've googled and tried a variety of "ide2(and ide1)=0x86,0x386"
> additions to the linux boot line, but this just causes the boot process
> to hang at the "remounting filesystem" stage.
> 
> Has anyone any suggestions as to how to get the CDRom recognised?

For the install the magic ide1=0x180,0x386 should work

Post install it should automatically be found and attached as a pcmcia device
at the end of boot using ide-cs. If it is cardbus it may not be supported.
If it is cardbus however let me know the pci ids and we can see what we can
do


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