19580Re: [linux-dell-laptops] CD/DVD strangeness
- Jun 2, 2003Call Dell. This is one instance where telling them you
use Linux and it doesn't work under that either might
be helpful -- I know it's been helpful for me, one
time when I had something replaced.
"I want you to check the software settings for
"My machine dual-boots into Linux, and it doesn't work
there either. It's hardware."
Use it as a last resort, otherwise don't tell them you
use Linux. ;P
--- iriXx <dev_null@...> wrote:
> hi all,=====
> i've had some strange behaviour from my CPx over the
> last couple of weeks...
> it stopped reading CDs. it will read DVDs fine
> though - data and movie...!
> this has only happened since i started hotswapping
> the DVD and floppy bays...
> it happens in Windows as well so its a hardware or
> BIOS problem rather than
> just mandrake's usual quirkiness.....
> |\ _,,,---,,_
> ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ HTTP 503: Too Busy
> |,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-'
> '---''(_/--' `-'\_) fL
> .::. www.iriXx.org .::. www.copyleftmedia.org.uk
> gnupg key ID: AEB7A31E
"Black as holes within a memory... blue as our new second sun...
I stick my hand into the shadows to pull the pieces from the sand,
Which I attempt to reassemble, to see just who I might have been.
I do not recognize the vessel, but the eyes seem so familiar...
Like phosphorescent desert buttons singing one familiar song..."
- Tool, "Third Eye"
Do you Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Calendar - Free online calendar with sync to Outlook(TM).
- << Previous post in topic