Re: re CD-RW
john gennard wrote:
> I've studied recent postings, the relative HOWTO and the Kenel help
> text documentation and now feel that I understand what I need to do.
> Unfortunately, I am faced with a problem to which I can find no
> specific reference.
> I shall recompile the Kernel (have the tarballs for both 2.2.18 and
> 2.4.0 -- shall use the former initially).
> On this machine (the only one above 300 MHz), I always boot from
> floppies which I make (using 'make bzdisk') when compiling
> kernels. Booting is very fast after the bios boot - no pause or
> invitation to add parameters. I'll need to give 'hdd=ide-scsi' after
> bios boot and can't find how to pause the automatic 'loading .....'.
> When everything is set up satisfactorily, I would like to add the
> parameter to the boot floppy - again I've no idea how. I'm proposing
> to configure the CD-RW in Potato 2.2r0 and the machine is a PC
> stand-alone with an AMD 500MHz and no real scsi devices.
> Can someone explain how I can solve my immediate problems. I feel
> sure I understand the correct kernel configuration requirements -
> there will be no modules to load. Grateful for help. John.
Well if you do not set CONFIG_IDECD , you will not have to do
the append='hdd=ide-scsi'. This is the preferred way, and your CDRW will
work as /dev/scd0 assuming you have set the following:
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDESCSI #scsi emulation
CONFIG_SCSI #scsi support
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_SR #scsi cdrom
CONFIG_CHR_DEV_SG #scsi generic
- re CD-RW
- From: john gennard <firstname.lastname@example.org>