Sunday, April 26, 2009

Slick Jaunty (with a few warts)...

Upgrade to Jaunty proceeded faster than expected (good), but I'm missing my DVD writer (bad). A quick check confirms that the drive in question boots from a bootable disc so it's at least still very capable of functioning as a reader.

A cursory check of dmesg in terminal shows some suspicious activity:

[ 3.926592] ata5: PATA max UDMA/100 cmd 0x1f0 ctl 0x3f6 bmdma 0xffa0 irq 14
[ 4.200051] ata5.00: NODEV after polling detection

Apparently, Ubuntu's decided that my drive doesn't exist :-(

Other than that, Jaunty's running silky smooth.