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Re: Audio CDs on Titanium G4 Powerbook

Whoops, this was supposed to go to the list....

Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > 2) you must pass the argument "hdc=scsi" to the kernel on boot to make
> > >    the ide-scsi package sense the drive and install a driver for
> > >    it. i'm not sure how it works if you've compiled ide-scsi as a module,
> > >    maybe you can insmod it with this argument (?). if your
> > >    dvdrom/cdrom shows up as a different hd (a,b,d, whatever; check
> > >    dmesg), you need to use that name in the kernel argument.
> >
> > Does anyone have a moment to explain exactly why this makes it work?
> Which part - the module problem or the hdx=scsi? The former: without a

The reason eject doesn't work is that you prolly haven't updated
/dev/cdrom to point to your new device.  If it points to /dev/hdc
and you're using ide-scsi, well, that isn't going to work, is it?

BTW, DVD support has been in 2.2 kernels since at least 2.2.17, if
not sooner.


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