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RE: Problem with IDE-CDRW drive



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Martin [mailto:redtuxxx yahoo co uk]
> Sent: Mon, July 28, 2003 1:48 PM
> To: rhl-beta-list redhat com
> Subject: RE: Problem with IDE-CDRW drive
> 
> 
>  --- Pavel Rozenboim <pavelr coresma com> wrote: > 
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Robert P. J. Day [mailto:rpjday mindspring com]
> > > Sent: Mon, July 28, 2003 1:11 PM
> > > To: rhl-beta-list redhat com
> > > Subject: RE: Problem with IDE-CDRW drive
> > > 
> > > 
> > > On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Pavel Rozenboim wrote:
> > > 
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Igor Gorbounov [mailto:igorbounov voronezh serw ru]
> > > > > Sent: Mon, July 28, 2003 12:57 PM
> > > > > To: rhl-beta-list redhat com
> > > > > Subject: Problem with IDE-CDRW drive
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > Under RH-9.093 can't use anymore the IDE CD-RW drive.
> > > > > Under RH-9 it worked fine. And now:
> > > > > 
> > > > > "mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on
> > /dev/cdrom,
> > > > >         or too many mounted file systems
> > > > >         (could this be the IDE device where you in fact use
> > > > >         ide-scsi so that sr0 or sda or so is needed?)"
> > > > > 
> > > > > /dev/hdc is recognised during Linux startup.
> > > > > "hdc=ide-scsi" exists in grub.conf.
> > > > > So what became wrong?
> > > > 
> > > > Where link /dev/cdrom points to? It should point to something
> > like
> > > > /dev/scdX. Usually kudzu sets it up automatically.
> > > 
> > > based on a previous thread, is there any compelling reason to 
> > > use SCSI emulation for an ATAPI CD-RW any more, given that
> > > cdrecord can handle such devices directly?
> > 
> > >From what I understand, cdrecord code for handling ide devices is
> > still
> > alpha quality. Also many gui based cd writing software still
> > expects scsi
> > emulation or needs to be configured to use IDE devices. In fact,
> > the only cd
> > writing program that recognized IDE CDRW for me was X-CD-Roast -
> > which
> > somehow depends on dev=ATAPI option for cdrecord, which only works
> > with 2.4
> > kernels.
> > 
> 
> dont you mean 2.5/2.6 kernels?

No, I mean 2.4 redhat kernels. With 2.6 kernels, you have to specify
dev=/dev/hdx, dev=ATAPI does not detect IDE cdroms correctly.

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