bugGNU GRUB - Bugs: bug #39892, AHCI: no support for optical drives


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bug #39892: AHCI: no support for optical drives

Submitted by:  <qwertial>
Submitted on:  Thu 29 Aug 2013 11:44:19 AM UTC  
Category:  Disk & Partition Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Software Error
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Closed Release: 
Release:  Bazaar - trunk Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  None

Wed 20 Nov 2013 10:15:46 AM UTC, comment #1:

Latest git snapshot fully detects the drive and reads media correctly, but there is still a noticeable delay when there is no medium present when accessing the drive. Can something be done about this?

Thu 29 Aug 2013 11:44:19 AM UTC, original submission:

GRUB is not able to access my CD/DVD drive. From the debug messages, the AHCI driver appears to detect a second device, but attempts to access it time out and it's not reported in ls output. On the hard disk, the driver performs as expected.

lsblk -tS:



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