[TriLUG] any clues?
Mon, 26 Nov 2001 16:03:55 -0500 (EST)
Oops... I didn't realize it was a CD writer... so my solution won't allow
cdwriting...sorry about that. I guess I'll have to "recall" my message
-- no, don't send it back to me! :)
On Mon, 26 Nov 2001, Vestal, Roy L. wrote:
> In my experience, Most Linux distro's setup CD/DVD Writers as SCSI devices.
> I've had to compile SCSI Generic support in my kernel's to get it to work
> correctly. ATAPI devices are simply IDE CD devices, readers and writers. I
> believe the model he's referring to, Phillips PCRW804 is an IDE 8x4x32x
> Write/Rewrite/Read drive. It sounds as if he cannot get his writer working
> and doesn't understand why the distro set up /dev/cdrom as a soft link to
> /dev/scd0. I bet if he'd verify his /etc/fstab, he'd find the problem there.
> That's where I found mine. ;)
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> Subject: [TriLUG] any clues?
> Some guy wrote the documentation department here at Red Hat, said that he
> might as well ask Forrest Gump as look in our books for anything useful, and
> then sent me the following "description" of his problem. I have no idea what
> this says and I find the guy kind of entertaining. Any clue what the hell
> he's talking about? (and yes, I've already asked some people who work here
> it--I'm just curious what you guys might have to say).
> "with checking with the book. the ls -l /dev/cdrom comes up with /dev/cdrom
> /dev/scd0. the cat /proc/devices has ide0 and ide1. dmeg | more has an
> and hdc pcrw804 atapi cd/dvd rom drive scsi subsys driver rev:1.00 and
> scsi0: scsi hostadapter emulation ide atapi devices. vendor phillips model
> pcrw804 rev: 2,1 and type: cd-rom ansi scsi rev: 02. mount /dev/cdrom
> /mnt/cdrom I get unknown devise. the cat /proc/filesystems has iso9660
> listed and the cdrom installed is set to master. thank you let me know hot
> to fix if possible."
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