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Re: No /dev/cdrw anymore, udev problem?

On Jan 08, Eduard Bloch <edi@gmx.de> wrote:

> Also note that it seems like there is currently nothing to create that
> symlink. It seems like kernel passes only names like /dev/cdrwX where X
> is steadily increasing. Only /dev/cdrom seems to be useable as a
> constant filename but for many people their cdrom reader is not the same
> as writer.
WTF? It's supposed to work, *especially* if /dev/cdrom is correct.
Just to be sure, delete z25_persistent-cd.rules and reboot.

> I think we have a problem here. As a workaround, I am going to add a bit
> code to parse /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/info and pickup the first CDR or
> DVDR capable device there (depending on the track size, IMO).
Please don't. If there is a bug in udev help me to fix it.
(Or use HAL if you need an higher level interface.)


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