[ale] cdr problems
cfowler at outpostsentinel.com
Wed Oct 31 22:15:08 EST 2001
I turn more CDs into coasters by using cdrecord than I do by using Adaptec
in Windows. I starting to believe it is a xcombination of my 3 year old
HP7200i and ide-scsi.
From: James P. Kinney III [mailto:jkinney at localnetsolutions.com]
To: ale at ale.org
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 9:02 PM
To: Ken Nagorski
Cc: Atlanta Linux User Group (E-mail)
Subject: Re: [ale] cdr problems
AARRGGHH! Modules and IDE CD burners!
I am running the devfs stuff so my setup is a bit different.
I also gave up and compiled in my generic scsi driver. So now I have a
device: /dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/generic that has a symlink
/dev/sg0 pointing to it. Miracles happen and cdrecord works!
Try scrapping the pre-install lines and just run a modprobe sg. That
should install the sg driver and everything it depends on in the proper
If only scsi were as affordable as IDE...
On Wed, 2001-10-31 at 19:42, Ken Nagorski wrote:
> Hi there,
> Has anyone played with IDE cdr's? I have on and this is the deal, whenever
> I run `cdrecord -scanbus` I get this error.
> Cdrecord 1.10 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2001 Jrg Schilling
> cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open SCSI driver.
> cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'. Make sure you are
> But this is what dmesg shows,
> hdd: ATAPI 24X CD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 1024kB Cache, DMA
> So with that said, let me tell you where I am at. I have this in the
> options ide-cd ignore=hdd # tell the ide-cd module to ignore
> alias scd0 sr_mod # load sr_mod upon access of scd0
> pre-install sg modprobe ide-scsi # load ide-scsi before sg
> pre-install sr_mod modprobe ide-scsi # load ide-scsi before sr_mod
> pre-install ide-scsi modprobe ide-cd # load ide-cd before ide-scsi
> Now there is a little problem, I am not huge on using modules however,
> shouldn't those load when I boot? Did I do something wrong? Cause I see no
> modules when first boot. If I load all of those by hand I still get the
> error. Hmm?
> Any suggestions?
> Thank you
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