Re: CDRecord proper dev specification w/2.6.x
James Finnall <email@example.com> wrote:
> Everytime I use cdrecord under Linux 2.6 kernel and reference the drive by
> the /dev/devid it responds with the following:
> Cdrecord 2.00.3 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2002 Jörg Schilling
> TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM
> scsidev: '/dev/sr0'
> devname: '/dev/sr0'
Yuu use an unsupported dev= parameter ---> read the cdrecord man page for more
> scsibus: -2 target: -2 lun: -2
> Warning: Open by 'devname' is unintentional and not supported.
> Linux sg driver version: 3.5.27
> Under 2.4 series using the generic scsi device name I could use -scanbus to
> report the devices. But now it only reports errors with no usable
> information reported. In the above output, the scsibus:-2, etc. always
> remains the same regardless of what device I use.
It may be that you are just a victim of recent incompatible changes in the Linux
kernel. ----> Ask Linus Torvalds, he is personally responsible for these
> If I use: "cdrecord dev=ATAPI -scanbus" then it reports only the two
> drives I have connected through firewire on scsibus0 and scsibus1. It
> doesn't report my PATA drive at all. On my notebook the internal DVD
> drive is a PATA drive also and it doesn't report it either.
Well, if you load the "ide-scsi" driver, these problems should go away.
However, then you may have no DMA......
> So then, what is the proper way to discover/designate the drives under the
> 2.6 kernel without using the generic scsi interface?
It seems that the best is to avoid a 2.6 kernel if possible.
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