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Date:      Fri, 17 Mar 1995 14:04:28 -0500
From:      Garrett Wollman <wollman@halloran-eldar.lcs.mit.edu>
To:        Aaron Harcrow <g506181@aurora.lasc.lockheed.com>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   CDROM configuration
Message-ID:  <9503171904.AA23278@halloran-eldar.lcs.mit.edu>
In-Reply-To: <9503171807.AA07938@eagle.lmsc.lockheed.com>
References:  <9503171807.AA07938@eagle.lmsc.lockheed.com>

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<<On Fri, 17 Mar 95 12:11:45 CST, Aaron Harcrow <g506181@aurora.lasc.lockheed.com> said:

> from the Walnut Creek CDROM. I have installed the basic kernel and can boot
> from it, but the kernel does not find my CDROM drive. This drive is a rather
> obscure one : a Genstar 2000 by Genesis Integrated Systems. The interface card 
> is probably proprietary but is ISO 9660 compliant. 

ISO 9660 is a standard for the format of the data on the CD-ROM; it
has nothing to do with the interface of the drive.

Unless your drive is compatible with one of the supported drives (like
Mitsumi), FreeBSD can't access it.

-GAWollman

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