> Hi almighty Linux gurus...
> Since installing Slackware (april release) into my Zeos
> (spit) Pantera 486/DX66 with a double speed MITSUMI cdrom, LINUX will
> simply _not_ recognize the darn cdrom.
> SETUP: The cdrom data cable is plugged into a controller card by Mitsumi,
> ===== it says 8bit something right on the card.
> SOFTWARE: I used the Slackware Windows root disk creator to make the
> ======== Mitsumi boot disks also tried the 'old IDE CDROM' images
> withouht success.
> ERROR MESSAGE: It simply tells me that 'unable to recognize CD', 'CD not
> ===== ======= found' during boot.
> Is it a Zeos problem? Is it the card? The SETUP program doesn't complain
> of anything when I choose the MITSUMI option, and if I choose the old IDE
> CDROM option after I reboot it pokes around for a Matsushita/Panasonic CD!
> It's strange I know.
> Please help me out if you can.... Later, Elias
> ..... ...... +=============================================+
> + + + + + + + + + | Elias A. Pinto aka Zman|
> E l i a s P i n t o | http://menger.eecs.stevens-tech.edu/~epinto |
> | Network Technician Extraordinaire |
> | Part-time Computer Guru |
turned out to be the problem was that in the source code Mitsumi was
hard wired to IRQ 9 or 10, not sure, and it couldn't get recognized
because the SCSI card would occupy this IRQ first. I recommend you
check the kernel source file for mitsumi CD ROM and see what it says