NewsForge: Mandrake 9.2 May Kill LG CD-ROM Drives
Oct 27, 2003, 03:00 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)
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"As reported yesterday on Slashdot, MandrakeSoft has found a
serious problem when using Mandrake Linux 9.2 with some models of
CD-Rom drives made by LG Electronics.
"The errata page describes the following scenario: 'Installing
9.2 and being told unable to install the base system and subsequent
reboot reveals that CD-ROM is physically dead.'
"MandrakeSoft also says that as of yet, there is no workaround
for the problem. LG Electronics CD-ROM drives are used in machines
made by Dell, HP, Compaq, IBM and others. They report that LG
Electronics says they do not support nor test their CD-ROM drives