Re: ATAPI CD-writer
On Thursday 10 July 2003 03:28, Pigeon wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 11:19:59PM +1200, cr wrote:
> > On Tuesday 08 July 2003 11:08, Daniel Teichert wrote:
> > > I apologize since this is probably either redundant, wrong or
> > > both--I've deleted the rest of the thread. I just discovered
> > > that I didn't actually need the ide-scsi stuff to do cd burning;
> > > on my unstable box:
> > >
> > > cdrecord -v ATAPI: -scanbus
> > >
> > > ...gives me a device list with my ATAPI cd writer in it, and:
> > Hmm, I just get:
> > cdrecord: No such file or directory. No read access for 'ATAPI:'.
> > But I'm using Woody, maybe your version of cdrecord is a newer one?
> > Mine's 1.10.
> You need to be using sid for this, not woody, with kernel 2.4.21 IIRC.
> > > cdrecord -v ATAPI:0,0,0 blank=fast cdrom.iso
> > >
> > > ...burns the .iso.
> > >
> > > Once again, apologies in advance for irrelevance.
> > No, not irrelevant, I'm sure I'd heard somewhere that newer versions of
> > (some) cd-writers had been developed to use IDE/ATAPI directly rather
> > than only SCSI.
> CD writers have been mostly IDE-ATAPI rather than SCSI for years...
> ATAPI basically involves sending SCSI-style commands over an IDE bus.
> Hence the need for the scsi emulation layer in the kernel. I think
> what you're thinking of is that the very latest kernels have a driver
> specifically for talking to ATAPI CD-RWs, that "does everything in one
> go" and so doesn't need the rest of the SCSI modules there to support
> it; and the very latest cdrecord knows about this. To get these
> very-latest versions in Debian you need to be using sid and kernel
OK, that would probably be what I was thinking of.
But I feel cautious (with my first attempt at debian) so I'll stick with
Woody for now.