Re: making device /dev/sr0 (bug 32723) any workaround?
Yep i had the same problem some time back, couldnt get a "^$%#^^" /dev/sr0 device in
dev, then i stumbled upon /dev/scd0 devices, voilla problem solved, it always easy
once one knows <sigh>.
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> On Sat, 9 Oct 1999, John Miskinis wrote:
> > While searching the net to dig deeper into my recently posted
> > PCMCIA-SCSI -> JVC XR-W2040 problem, it appears that the
> > /dev/sr0 device can't be "made" using MAKEDEV sr0 from /dev...
> > Is there a workaround for this? I read that the "normal" methods
> > of configuring SCSI CDROMs do not work for PCMCIA-based SCSI devices,
> > so I'm very confused as to what my next step(s) are to continue to
> > try and get this CDROM working.
> > Again, this is vanilla 2.1 debian.
> > I would appreciate any advice, pointers to info, etc...
> Looking at the devices list in the kernel documentation
> (linux/Documentation/devices.txt), it appears that scd is another commonly
> used name for sr. Specifically, this quote:
>  block SCSI CD-ROM devices
> 0 = /dev/sr0 First SCSI CD-ROM
> 1 = /dev/sr1 Second SCSI CD-ROM
> The prefix /dev/scd instead of /dev/sr has been used
> as well, and might make more sense.
> Checking my /dev directory, i see that scd devices do exist, and do have
> the proper device numbers. Do those work for you?
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