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Re: mknod, /dev/hdb, /dev/cdrom problem

On Monday 03 January 2005 10:17, Necati DEMiR wrote:
> # dmesg|grep hdb
> ide_setup: hdb=ide-scsi
>     ide0: BM-DMA at 0xffa0-0xffa7, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:DMA
> hdb: HL-DT-ST GCE-8400B, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive

It looks to me as though you are using udev (or devfs).  When you use 
ide-scsi, the cdrom is no longer /dev/hdb, but something like /dev/sr0 (not 

A bit late now, but when asked for dmesg, it would have been more helpful to 
give us it all, then we can get other clues.  For instance  - what version of 
the kernel are you using.  2.6 doesn't need (indeed shouldn't have) ide-scsi.  
You will need to load ide-cd though (put it in /etc/modules).

Alan Chandler
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you,
 then they fight you, then you win. --Gandhi

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