Bug 521570 - MacBook Aluminum Install: No DVD playback without all_generic_ide
Summary: MacBook Aluminum Install: No DVD playback without all_generic_ide
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 11
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-09-07 00:36 UTC by W. Michael Petullo
Modified: 2010-06-28 14:30 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 14:30:39 UTC

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Description W. Michael Petullo 2009-09-07 00:36:12 UTC
Description of problem:
After installing Fedora 11 on a MacBook Aluminum, I was unable to play DVD's. I was having the problem documented by another user at http://forums.fedoraforum.org/printthread.php?t=191747.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 11 Network Install Disc

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora 11 on a MacBook Aluminum
2. Install the packages from Fedora, RPM Fusion, etc. required for playing DVD's
3. Try to play a DVD
Actual results:
GStreamer's dvdread plugin fails and states, "could not read from resource."

Expected results:
The DVD should play.

Additional info:
Rebooting the kernel with the "all_generic_ide" parameter fixed the problem.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2010-04-28 10:12:26 UTC
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Comment 2 W. Michael Petullo 2010-05-03 20:06:18 UTC
This is fixed in Fedora 12 / kernel-

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 14:30:39 UTC
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
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