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Bug 63413 - /etc/rc.sysinit can't set parameters for cdrom
/etc/rc.sysinit can't set parameters for cdrom
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Blocks: 63415
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Reported: 2002-04-13 10:01 EDT by Bryce Nesbitt
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:26 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-13 10:09:45 EDT
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Description Bryce Nesbitt 2002-04-13 10:01:57 EDT
/etc/rc.sysinit, for no good reason, restricts seting of ide drive paramters to
media type "disk".  Often a "cdrom" will require the exact same treatment (for
example, to disable DMA).

Something like this is required:

<if [ "$hdmedia" = "disk" ]; then
>if [ "$hdmedia" = "disk" ] || [ "$hdmedia" = "cdrom" ]; then

(note that you actually have to move it a little later, after the device is
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-04-14 22:34:41 EDT
A similar tweak will be in 6.64-1; it will set parameters for any media IFF
there is a specific config file for that device.

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