Re: Using Intel ICH5 IDE+SATA Under 2.6.15-rc6 - Cannot find DVD-RW?

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On Saturday, December 24, 2005 5:18 pm, Justin Piszcz wrote:
> The libata=1 option is if you use "AUTO" in the bios, then it sees it
> but you can't (or I couldn't do anything with it anyway)
> scsi1 : ata_piix
>    Vendor: _NEC      Model: DVD_RW ND-3520A   Rev: 1.04
>    Type:   CD-ROM                             ANSI SCSI revision: 05
> I googled around and then found setting it to Enhanced Mode worked!
> It sees all the devices properly now.
> hdc: _NEC DVD_RW ND-3520A, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
> ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15

If you want to get decent throughput from your DVD drive, you may also 
want my combined_mode= patch.  Boot with combined_mode=libata and 
libata.atapi=1 and I think you'll get good behavoir.  Last I checked 
the patch was sitting in one of Jeff's libata trees.


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