[arch-releng] Status report about building archiso images today

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Fri Aug 13 20:05:28 EDT 2010

  On 07/14/2010 04:55 PM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 14.07.2010 21:28, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
>>> Are you sure that this only affects the qemu cdrom?
>>> Shouldn't we provide
>>> a simple workaround that catches all CD drives, no matter
>>> what kind of
>>> weird bugs there might be?
>> This is a bug in qemu-kvm ide cdrom drive implementation, does not implement or does not work the command "READ DISC INFORMATION".
>> As workaround just boot on qemu as scsi cd-rom that works better than ide implementation. (I guess that adding a workaround in archiso should be in case of real machine where there is no choice)
> You don't know what kind of broken hardware exists out there, sadly.
udev-161 adds a workaround for qemu.

PS: Please do not forget  FS#20107 - [udev] Cleanup for 
arch-udev-rules.patch ( http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/20107 )

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
\cos^2\alpha + \sin^2\alpha = 1

More information about the arch-releng mailing list