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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 



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