Problem with Mandrake 9.2 and LG CD-ROM drives solved

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  Liggy used our    news submit  to tell us  about this follow-up to an earlier story that indicated LG CD-ROM drives were rendered useless by Mandrake 9.2.  The kernel that comes shipped...
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Based on the original story, I would have placed blame with Mandrake, but with this new information, I have to say the fault is solely LG’s for making their drives dangerously incompatible with teh ATAPI specs. What will they do next, use the soft eject command to erase the firmware?

How long before someone writes a virus to do this Intentionally?

Not too long, now that everyone knows about it, it won’t be long…