Re: 2.4.19 ATAPI cdrom I/O errors when reading CD-R

From: Jean Delvare (
Date: Fri Aug 16 2002 - 02:48:19 EST


> I'm getting errors with kernel 2.4.19 when reading a data CD-R burnt
> under Windows (using Adaptec DirectCD). Kernel 2.2.20 reads the same
> CD with no problems, as does Windows XP.

Could you please try to read the same CD-R with kernel 2.4.18? If you
still can't read the CD, try with kernel 2.4.17, and so on back to
2.2.20, so we have a chance to find the change causing the problem. (Be
careful to skip problematic kernels, 2.4.15 and 2.4.11 come to mind.)

(Note also that a dicotomic search may be more efficient. I let you

Jean Delvare
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