[ltp] CD-ROM hotplug

Wolf Wiegand linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sun, 8 Jun 2008 22:27:00 +0200

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

> On Sat, 10 May 2008, Wolf Wiegand wrote:
> > the CD-ROM connector of my R40 is somewhat broken, the machine won't
> > boot with the CD-ROM-device inserted into the machine (hangs in
> > POST-screen). The machine is dualboot Linux+Windows, and if I boot into
> > Windows, I can just insert the CD-ROM after logging on, and a couple of
> > seconds later the device is available (and works).
> If you are sure it is the connector, get it fixed.  Why do you torture
> your thinkpad so?
> Do you want to fry the south bridge's secondary PATA port (if it is not
> damaged already)?

If http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/UltraBay is correct, I am dealing with
an UltraBay Plus which supports hot swapping.


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