Re: External CDROM RW through USB
On Thu, 10 Jul 2003, Curtis Vaughan wrote:
> Has anyone had success hooking up external cdrom through the USB? Does
> it have to be MAC compliant? I came into a Pacific Digital drive which
> would be great to use on my iBook if possible. Of course, I'm talking
> about using it under Debian and not OSX.
Not exactly what you're looking for, but related - I was able to help
someone make a USB ZIP drive accessible under a x86 version of linux.
If I remember correctly, you need to have the SCSI-generic module and
the usb_mass_storage (or something similar) module to be able to use
hot plug USB drives in linux. They usually show up as SCSI drives if
they are found and mounted.
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