From: Tais M. Hansen
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 14:11:01 EST

On Tuesday 26 April 2005 23:17, Andy Stewart wrote:
> I have a patch that partially solves this situation. My patch allows
> the SATA ATAPI device to be seen, mounted, umounted, and read without
> problem. Writes to the device fail miserably, and I haven't debugged
> that yet. Also, the use of the 'dd' command with my patch works unless
> 'dd' is allowed to read off the end of the CD, in which case there is a
> kernel oops (easily reproduced, and I've not yet debugged that failure,
> but I have a theory).
> Since my patch isn't a complete solution, I haven't told anybody about
> it until now. However, if you are interested in my patch despite its
> limitations, please let me know, and I'll be happy to share it with you.
> My work was done with the kernel and is limited to one or two
> files, if I recall correctly.

I'd very much like to see what you came up with. I'm currently playing with but I doubt there's much difference in this area from .5.

Tais M. Hansen

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