Re: /dev/cdrom, /dev/scd0, /dev/sg0 ?
On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 06:01:33PM +1100, Rob Weir wrote:
> A weird thing came up on #debian today, which maybe someone else can
> explain to _me_: a guy was trying to setup CD ripping with ide-scsi
> emulation enabled, and had enormous trouble since cdparanoia claimed it
> couldn't find a generic device. He only had one SCSI device (real and
> emulated), which was mountable from /dev/scd0, and he had write perms on
> both scd0 and sg0. In the end, it turned out that he had to have write
> permissions on 'sg1' as well. Why is that? I was under the impression
> that sgn was the generic device for scdn, but apparently not...
I'm not much of an expert in anything, but isn't it weird to have one
device both as real and as emulated drive? And iff you do so, isn't it
then logical that both real and emulated drive get their own special file?