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[linux-dell-laptops] Re: removable cd-r/rw drive for Inspirion 7500

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  • Geert Van der Plas
    ... I ve made a small patch to ide-probe.c which solves the ls120 problem. It s a one-liner patch, you can find it at
    Message 1 of 4 , May 4 1:49 AM
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      --- In linux-dell-laptops@egroups.com, "Ned Ragdnuos"
      <sedragdnuon@m...> wrote:
      > The floppy drive in the CD-RW/Floppy combo does get recognized by
      > ide-probe.c,
      > and shows up as /dev/fd0 as expected, unlike the LS120 drive which
      > doesn't get recognized correctly by ide-probe.c; I'll be debugging
      > this in kernel 2.2.14 more over the next few weeks, hope to figure
      > out what's so special about this LS120 from Dell.

      I've made a small patch to ide-probe.c which solves the ls120 problem.
      It's a one-liner patch, you can find it at
      http://www.esat.kuleuven.ac.be/~vdplas/linux/
      This patch is also applicable to the latest 2.2.15 kernel,

      bye,

      Geert Van der Plas.
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