second cd drive only detected occasonally
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Sun Jul 20 17:33:50 PDT 2003
frank brierley <frank_n_brierley at yahoo.com.au> writes:
> I have a DVD drive as secondary slave (IDE) and a cd burner as
> secondary master. Both drives are detected by BIOS and by windows.
> However freebsd assignes a device to the cd burner (samsung) only
> every now and then.
> Checking dmesg and only acd0 will usually appear. After a reboot
> there is a fairly good chance that acd1 will appear.
> I've build and installed a current world and kernel cvsup 4.8
> yesterday and changed the IDE ribbon.
> does anyone have any ideas?
I'd be looking for timing problems.
Maybe try swapping the drives between master and slave?
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