udev, atapi cdrw drives and cdrecord
I have a hardware setup which includes two atapi cdrom like drives - /dev/hdc
is a cd rewriter (or cd recorder) and /dev/hdd is a dvd drive.
I am running a 2.6 kernel (2.6.7-k7-1) which is supposed to automatically
include ide-scsi without the need to load a module.
I have set up udev to create /dev/hdc and also a symlink /dev/cdrw to point to
I am trying to use cdrecord to make a cd. But it seemingly hangs (forever).
It outputs the information below and then suspends (and ctrl C does not kill
alan@kanger debcd $ cdrecord -eject speed=12 dev=/dev/cdrw
cdrecord: No write mode specified.
cdrecord: Asuming -tao mode.
cdrecord: Future versions of cdrecord may have different drive dependent
cdrecord: Continuing in 5 seconds...
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01a34 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2004 Jörg
NOTE: this version of cdrecord is an inofficial (modified) release of cdrecord
and thus may have bugs that are not present in the original version.
Please send bug reports and support requests to
The original author should not be bothered with problems of this
scsibus: -2 target: -2 lun: -2
Warning: Open by 'devname' is unintentional and not supported.
I am not sure what to do to find out what is wrong. Any ideas?
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you,
then they fight you, then you win. --Gandhi