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Re: [vox-tech] enabling DMA on cd/dvd combo drive
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Re: [vox-tech] enabling DMA on cd/dvd combo drive



On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 14:57:26PM -0800, Ryan wrote:
> works like a champ. thanks a lot. 

You're welcome.

> so why is the symlink /dev/cdrom pointing a scsi device by default?

Linux uses a scsi-emulation layer for ide burners. I don't know all the                             
details, I just know it doesn't work without the emulation, and it makes                            
all burners operate as scsi devices (as far as the kernel is concerned).                            
I'm sure someone else can explain it much better than that.                                         
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