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Re: [vox-tech] IDE cdrw/dvdrw



Pete,

I don't know about the ide-cd module, but I use is the ide-scsi module. 
Then I specify in the kernel at LILO/grub prompt (or append in
lilo.conf):
hdX=ide-scsi

dmesg follows:
----
hdX: attached ide-scsi driver.
scsi0 : SCSI host adapter emulation for IDE ATAPI devices
  Vendor: TDK       Model: DVDRW0404N        Rev: 1.08
  Type:   CD-ROM                             ANSI SCSI revision: 02

And using cdrecord -scanbus:
-----
Linux sg driver version: 3.1.25
Using libscg version 'schily-0.8'.
scsibus0:
        0,0,0     0) 'TDK     ' 'DVDRW0404N      ' '1.08' Removable
CD-ROM
        0,1,0     1) *
        0,2,0     2) *
        0,3,0     3) *
        0,4,0     4) *
        0,5,0     5) *
        0,6,0     6) *
        0,7,0     7) *

cdrecord dev=0,0,0 speed=16 -v cdimage.iso
Hope some of that helps.
--Seth

 On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 05:20, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> hi all,
> 
> i bought a memorex EIDE cdrw / dvdrw.  the box didn't say ATAPI, neither
> did the manual, but looking at dmesg, this drive registered with the
> kerel as ATAPI.
> 
> i've never played around with IDE-SCSI CD writers before.  all my
> experience is with pure good ol' SCSI.
> 
> looking through the kernel config, i found a driver called ide-cd which
> looks like what i want (can someone confirm this?).
> 
> i made the ide-cd module and insmoded it.
> 
> according to the cdrecord man page, i need to specify the SCSI device
> name with the transport layer.  the SCSI transport layer is default, so
> instead of what i'm used to:
> 
>    cdrecord -audio -v dev=0,5,0 *.wav
> 
> i now need to specify a transport layer:
> 
>    cdrecord -audio -v dev=ATAPI:0,5,0 *.wav
> 
> 
> 
> this means i need to get a SCSI device number for my new ATAPI drive.  i
> did:
> 
>    cdrecord -scanbus
> 
> and saw all my SCSI devices, but not the ATAPI CDRW / DVDRW.
> 
> 
> any suggestions?
> 
> for those of you with ATAPI CDRW's or DVDRW's: can you please run
> "cdrecord -scanbus" and tell me if you see your device in the output?
> 
> thanks!
> pete

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