> Lloyd Sumpter passionately intoned:
>> I've installed a CD-RW on Mandrake 8.0 using ide-scsi, as described
>> the Howto at http://susefaq.sourceforge.net/ide-cdrw.html Xcdroast
>> finds it fine, and I can read and write audio or data cds. BUT, I can't
>> mount it as a normal drive.
>> The Howto says there should be a msg saying "detected CDROM at..."
>> what it attached it to (sa0, etc). There's no such msg in
>> /var/log/messages or dmesg. Does this mean the kernel doesn't support
>> SCSI CDROMS? How do I find out? Do I have to recompile to enable
>> SCSI-CDROM support?
> cat /proc/modules
> Is ide-scsi there? If not, that could be part of the problem. On my
> system, the CD drive becomes avaiable at (block-special device)
> /dev/sr0. The character-special device is /dev/sg0.
Thanks for the reply.
ide-scsi is there according to lsmod. I tried /dev/sr0 - it said no
One thing I noticed on another Howto (that may have been pretty old):
it said you couldn't have IDE-CDROM and SCSI-CDROM both enabled (the
kernel just chooses the first one...). I have an IDE CDROM as well -
could that be a problem? Should I make it a pseudo-SCSI drive as well
(then xcdroast would see it, I assume)? Advantages/disadvantages of ide