[Arm-netbook] USB connected DVD drive on a Mele-A2000

peter green plugwash at p10link.net
Wed Feb 27 10:45:42 GMT 2013

Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> The drive itself works fine when connected to my desktop, so I suspect
>> that the "3.0.8+" kernel in the firmware simply lacks support for
>> such devices.
> Although /sys/modules/sr_mod suggests that support was built in
> after all.
"sr" is only part of the puzzle.

External CD drives consist of an IDE of SATA  CD drive with a USB to IDE 
or SATA bridge chip. My guess would be you are missing the driver for 
the bridge chip.

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