Re: IDE SCSI Emulation and USB problem
On Wednesday 01 January 2003 21:23, Martin McCormick wrote:
> According to the documentation for USB, the drives that
> should show up on your system are /dev/sda or /dev/sdx if you
> already have a /dev/sda or /dev/sdb, etc.
> In other words, the USB devs should start at one above any pre
> existing SCSI disks.
> This means that your /dev/scd0 should not conflict with
> any of the USB-based SCSI emulations.
So where is the conflict from?
> "Charlie Reiman" writes:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Aryan Ameri [mailto:email@example.com]
> >> Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2002 10:25 AM
> >> To: debian users
> >> Subject: IDE SCSI Emulation and USB problem
> >> Hi there:
> >> In order to be able to burn CDs using my ATAPI DVD/CDRW drive, I did the
> >> followings to get ide-scsi emulation working.
> >> I first loaded the ide-scsi module using modconf.
> >> Then Added the following lines to /etc/modutils/actions
> >> "alias scd0 srmod
> >> alias scsi_hostadapter ide-scsi
> >> options ide-cd ignore=hdc"
> >> Then added the following line to /etc/lilo.conf right after the
> >> "root=" line
> >> "append="hdc=ide-scsi"
> >> I rerun lilo, then rebooted and changed /etc/fstab to mount
> >> /dev/scd0 instead
> >> of /dev/cdrom.
> >> I thouht that was it, I started burning CDs, and everything was
> >> OK, untill I
> >> saw that I have two problems
> >> 1. My USB programs can't detect USB devices, e.g gtkam can't
> >> detect my digital
> >> camera, and my mp3 player program can't detect my mp3 player.
> >Most USB devices that act as filesystems use a SCSI emulation layer as
> > well. I believe it also defaults to using /dev/scd0. You might want to
> > try changing the IDE device to a different /dev/scd file.
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