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rob mojoor

Problem with dvd reader/writer

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First, My english is not very well...


I have a hackintosh since 7 months.

i started with 10.4.8 (jass) and now i am on 10.5.1 (kalyway).


I have a problem on both versions.

When i insert a dvd or cd, it does not matter it's empty or not.

the cd/dvd starts spinning, and i can go too the finder.. I can open files from the cd/dvd,

But then the whole PC hangs. I get the grey screen,

there stands written in several languages, to restart the system. (kernel panic?)

it takes between 1 and 5 minutes before it crashes,


When i insert a empty cd/dvd, and start Toast. the burn process will start, mostly the pc crashes under the write process, so the cd is broken.


My setup:

Motherboard: Gigabyte Ga-P35 DS4

Proces: Q6600 (qaudcore 4x2.44mhz)

Memory: 4x 1gb kingston ddr2 800mhz

Videocard: Ati x1950gt

Cd/Dvd: Pioneer 111d. (ide).

I boot in AHCI.


I read a lot of messages that people are happy with their pioneer 111d, so it must work...but how?


This says the system information:



Revisie: 1.23

Externe eenheid: No

Protocol: ATAPI

Eenheidnummer: 0

Sockettype: Intern

Low power polling: No


The writer works fine in windows xp, but i need the writer everyday, so i must reboot everytime.

This is my only problem with the mac.


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This week i buyed an extern 5.25'' dvd case, with usb connection.


I installed my ide-writer in the case and now my problem is gone! :)


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