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Description of problem:
I have installed a fresh install of FC4 on a E-Machine 500e and can not get the kernel to recognize the Samsung DV-140 cdrom drive. During the install process the FC4 installation disc recognized the drive and I was able to start the installatin process, but after the 3rd question I received a message telling me that an FC4 disc could not be found. I checked the integrity of the discs, and tried to proceed many times, but each time the process failed. I was able to make an installation over the network, but when I booted the new FC4 system it would not recognize the Samsung drive. I replaced the Samsun cdrom drive with a Mitsumi CRMC-FX800S, and the FC4 system recognized the drive without a problem
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Steps to Reproduce:
Any use of this drive was not recognized by the FC4 system eecept for the installation disc. I was able to boot from the installation disc but was not able to install the FC4 becuase the installation disc would not recognize itself after the boot process
The User's group had some posted about Dell computers with the same problem, but those posts seem to indicate that the once the FC4 was installed the disc was readable. In my case the disc was only readable at the time of the booting of the installation disc. I had to replace the disc with something different.
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