atapi/IDE DVD problem

Josh Carroll josh.carroll at
Thu Aug 31 20:43:35 UTC 2006

I purchased an Adaptec ASH-1233 ATA/133 PCI card today, and the same
problem persists. So it's not the controller or motherboard. Nor is it
the DVD device, since the same problem occurs for an old 52x CDROM
drive I have.


On 8/30/06, Josh Carroll <josh.carroll at> wrote:
> I was able to get it booted with the DVD powered and on the ata4
> channel. Touching either the disk or that DVD device on the channel
> results in the hangs previously mentioned.
> I was, however, able to get a dmesg with the DVD plugged in, along
> with pciconf -l and atacontrol list output (see below). Hopefully this
> provides a bit more info for debugging.
> Thanks,
> Josh


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