Problem with scsi emulation
I'm running Woody (2.4.22) and have two cd-roms. The first
(/dev/scd0 mounted at /scsi) is a genuine scsi drive and I
have no problems with it. The second is an IDE dvd-writer.
I enabled scsi emulation and put an entry for it in my
fstab as /dev/scd1, mounted at /dvd.
Before I emulated scsi, I referred to it as /cdrom and it
worked fine. However, when I changed to the scsi emulation
I couldn't get /usr/sbin/base-config to work. Every time I
try to install a package, it wants me to insert my debian
cd in /cdrom which it couldn't find. Same thing happened
with ripperx. Whenever I start ripperx it complains that
it cannot find the cd-drive.
I tried making symlinks (/dev/scd1 -> /cdrom, /dev/scd1 ->
/dev/cdrom and /dvd -> /cdrom). It didn't solve the
Because I had symlinks all over the place, I tried to tidy
it up a bit and ended up deleting /dev/scd1. Not knowing
how to get /dev/scd1 back, I renamed /dev/scd16 to
/dev/scd1. Now I cannot mount my dvd-writer.
I have two questions:
1. How can I correctly recreate /dev/scd1?
2. How can I get apps that point to /cdrom to access /dvd
Please note: I have been told not to use base-config, but
that's not the point of my question. Whether I use it or
not is irrelevant. The point is that I cannot use it and I
would like to have the problem fixed.
Any help and advice will be appreciated.
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