CD Rom Driver for FUNAI Drive

CD Rom Driver for FUNAI Drive

Post by Roland Wipp » Thu, 16 Nov 1995 04:00:00



I've got a FUNAI CD Rom Drive which is a variant of Panasonic.
Anybody have ant success with a driver for this one.

I've tried Panasonic drivers to no avail.

Roland.

 
 
 

CD Rom Driver for FUNAI Drive

Post by Wint » Fri, 17 Nov 1995 04:00:00


: I've got a FUNAI CD Rom Drive which is a variant of Panasonic.
: Anybody have ant success with a driver for this one.
:
: I've tried Panasonic drivers to no avail.
:
: Roland.

If anyone comes up with a solution for this problem please post it!  I,
roland, and about 200 other people are looking for it.  

I know that the newer (1.3.30ish) kernels support the CD200F kinda sorta
but alas it does not work for my funai :(

Mike

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1. CD-ROM driver for Turtle Beach/Funai 6X CD-ROM?

----
        I am trying to install RedHat 3.0.3 on
a PC with a CD-ROM which their kernal does not,
thus far, recognize.

        The CD-ROM mechanism is a 6X, purchased
in summer '96 from a "Future Shop".

The driver disk which came with the CD-ROM is
labeled:
        Turtle Beach
        TBS 6001/6010 6x CDROM Kit v2.00F

and comes with drivers for DOS/Win/NT/OS/2.

        On the CD-ROM mechanism is printed:
NISSEI SANGYO America Ltd.
NSA CD-ROM drive unit model NSCD-6X
TUV Product Services

        It uses a seperate controller card,
but the kernal does not find (when autoprobing,
or by specifying kernal parameters)
mitsumi, panasonic, sony, soundblaster, aztcd,
or any listed in the RedHat 3.0.3 docs.
        The drive also did not respond to
attempts to treat is as IDE/ATAPI on
/dev/hdb, /dev/hdc or /dev/hdd.

        On the (ISA) controller card there are:
J5 IDE connector, a block of 2 jumpers, 4-pin audio in
4 ICs:
        (TI logo) 54D1VVK  SNL4LS245N
        (unknown logo) PAL16L8BCN  3254PAE  D
        (AG, double tilde-logo) SP9052  DM74ALS244AN
        (TI logo) 54D1X2K  SN74LS245N
FCC ID:  J8Y2183
and 2 RCA audio out (L,R) connectors on back

        The card's BIOS reports it uses
Port 0x170, IRQ 15

        MS-Win95 hardware detection calls the CD-ROM
a "FUNAI E 2650" firmware 1.1

        A recent version
http://www.caldera.com/LDP/HOWTO/CDROM-HOWTO-3.html
        of the CDROM-HOWTO didn't list any drivers
with names indicating support for "Turtle Beach"
or "Funai".  Also, I didn't find any reference
to new drivers which were recognizable as being
suitable for this card.

        Does anyone know what this beastie is,
and whether Linux drivers exist for it?

        Replies by email to


        would be appreciated (I will also check
this NG).

        TIA...and hoping a driver exists!

--

    Pagan, RPG designer, and user of Linux and Emacs

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