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

From: Benjamin Geer (
Date: Sat Aug 17 2002 - 10:45:14 EST

On Fri, 16 Aug 2002, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> 3. it costs much time to compile try let's say 40 different kernels

I actually don't mind compiling and trying lots of different kernels.
It's a fast machine; I could set it up to compile a lot of kernels
overnight, and in the morning it would just take a few minutes per kernel
to install, reboot, and see if the problem is still there.

> Someone with a better knowledge of ATAPI might be able to understand
> what the error messages say and to either understand the problem or to
> tell how to trace it down.

That would be really helpful. This problem seems to occur for me with
all CD-Rs burnt under Windows using Adaptec DirectCD.

I would also be happy to apply kernel patches and retest. Is there
anyone familiar with the ATAPI code in the kernel who could provide some


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