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Re: ide-scsi emulation deprecated

On Thu, 26 Aug 2004 18:40:06 +0200, Rob Benton wrote:

> OK I may be slow, but I just noticed in my boot messages the other day 
> that in the 2.6 kernels ide-scsi emulation is deprecated.  Unfortunately 
> the version of cdrecord I have (from testing) doesn't agree.  Has 
> anybody had any success getting cdrecord to work with an IDE target 
> like, dev=/dev/hdc ?

# cdrecord -scanbus -dev=ATA
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01a34 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2004 Jorg
Schilling NOTE: this version of cdrecord is an inofficial (modified)
release of cdrecord
      and thus may have bugs that are not present in the original version.
      Please send bug reports and support requests to
      <cdrtools@packages.debian.org>. The original author should not be
      bothered with problems of this version.

scsidev: 'ATA'
devname: 'ATA'
scsibus: -2 target: -2 lun: -2
Warning: Using badly designed ATAPI via /dev/hd* interface.
Linux sg driver version: 3.5.27
Using libscg version 'schily-0.8'.
        0,0,0     0) *
        0,1,0     1) 'PIONEER ' 'DVD-RW  DVR-107D' '1.05' Removable CD-ROM
        0,2,0     2) *
        0,3,0     3) *
        0,4,0     4) *
        0,5,0     5) *
        0,6,0     6) *
        0,7,0     7) *

In my case....

cdrecord -dev=ATA:0,1,0

Is the corect way of addressing my DVD-RW that is on the ide bus.

There is also the ATAPI transport driver.

cdrecord -scanbus -dev=ATAPI

I also have an acual SCSI bus as well and for some reason it lists devices
on that as well. Try either one, but DO DUMMY WRITES to find out if your
going to get coasters, system crashes, or etc.

For the nasty political/technical/personal details about ide-scsi
emulation look below.


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