I've built a kernel with SCSI emulation in order to support an ATAPI CD-RW
drive.... I still have an old 4X CDROM in too, as the "master", with the
CD-RW "slave". Note I'm using Mandrake 7.1, with kernel 2.2.15. Two
1) The file system, CDFS, which Windows et al use for rewriting data
(floppy-like) onto a CDROM doesn't seem to be there. Is this being added
at any known time? (No, I don't have the skills to write the driver
myself. Sorry.) I'm a little surprised because Linux has so many file
2) The device name isn't steady. I think the CDRW was /dev/scd3 when I
was "root" but then scd0 when I logged in again under my regular username!
Is there supposed to be some fixed formula by which emulated SCSI numbers
are assigned? Or is this a bug?
Fred R. Goldstein k1io fgoldstein"at" wn.net
These are my own opinions. You expect anyone else to agree?