>I'm trying to set up an IDE-Writer at my linux box with Kernel 2.2.10.
>I've re-compiled my kernel as said in the CD-Writing-HOWTO. The writer
>is an IDE-writer and I think that's the reason for I don't see it when I
>do a 'cdrecord -scanbus'. What the computer says then is: "File or
>directory not found"
>The howto says there is a problem with running the IDE drivers and
>SCSI-emulation at the same time and that I would have to give an append
>line at booting for the IDE device I want to write CDs with.
>Did anybody here have the same problem and solved it? Or does anybody
>know what the problem is and how I could solve it?
I got far enough to get my IDE writer to burn single session CDRs.
I didn't have to recompile my kernel (but I'm wondering if that is
why my multisessions are failing... I've posted elsewhere about that).
I DID add "append hdc=ide-scsi" in lilo, changed the fstab entry
to mount /dev/scd0 instead of /dev/hdc, and wheee, CDR burned and
read back. I didn't do the "options ide-cd ignore=hdc" either
(again, I wonder if that is causing my multisession problems, but
since I saw the SCSI controller message at boot time I didn't
think so). When you did the reboot, did you see in the messages
that your writer was registering with a (probably nonexistant)
SCSI controller? Do you have a bunch of /dev files called
/dev/sga, sgb...? cdrecord -scanbus needs to use those to, well,
scan a bus (actually, to scan them). One of the HOWTOs tells how
to make them if you don't. Are you using cdrecord as root? If
you are trying to use it as a user, you will have to setuid root
it, probably for group permission and add your user id into a
cdburning group (you could give it general user permission, but
that gives me the heebee-geebees). I think the cdrecord man
page says something about that. I can't think of anything else.