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Re: CDRecord USB IomegaZipCD650

On Tue, 09 Oct 2001, Guillaume wrote:


> 2/ Baad: -scanbus OK, "Sorry, no CD/DVD-Recorder" (mouarf..)

>>thufir:/home/silk# cdrecord -v -eject -data speed=4 dev=0,0,0
> Cdrecord 1.9 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2000 Jörg Schilling
> TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM
> scsidev: '0,0,0'
> scsibus: 0 target: 0 lun: 0
> Linux sg driver version: 3.1.19
> Using libscg version 'schily-0.1'
> atapi: 1
> Device type    : Removable CD-ROM
> Version        : 2
> Response Format: 1
> Vendor_info    : 'IOMEGA  '
> Identifikation : 'ZIPCD 650 USB   '
> Revision       : 'I1.1'
> Device seems to be: Generic CD-ROM.

This line indicates that cdrecord looked at the identity of the device
... then gave up and found no suitable driver.

>>cdrecord: Sorry, no CD/DVD-Recorder or unsupported CD/DVD-Recorder
>>found on this target.

Things to check:

1. It's a SCSI device. (this should be true, since USB mass storage is
2. You have the "generic" SCSI device driver loaded. (sg module, or built-in)
3. The "generic" SCSI device node exists for the device. (/dev/sg*,
   don't know with DEVFS, but it should just work(tm) )
4. Your CD Burner is actually supported at all. (check the homepage of
   cdrecord, search the net, etc.)
5. Force a driver with the 'cdrecord driver=XXX' option.
   -- find out which drivers exist by running 'cdrecord driver=help'

You may have luck using the 'scsi2_cd' or 'mmc_cd' drivers. Otherwise,
try to find out who iomega bought the hardware from and which driver
works for that sort of drive...


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