[lug] CD writer and player ?
DBonnell at BreeceHill.com
Fri Dec 31 08:11:03 MST 1999
I did this last summer for RedHat 6.0. With SCSI emulation, I also compiled
kernel to not support IDE cdroms. The device came out to be /dev/scd0, etc.
I just linked /dev/cdrom to the appropriate scdx and left it at that.
Xcdroast works fine, my mount device icons under Enlightnment work fine with
the /dev/scdx devices and the cd players under Gnome and KDE work fine
when changed to /dev/scdx devices.
I posted to this group how to build the kernel a few months ago. You might
Hope this is "enlightening"... :-)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Morrison [SMTP:cmorrison at info2000.net]
> Sent: Thursday, December 30, 1999 9:34 PM
> To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> Subject: [lug] CD writer and player ?
> I finally set up my new cdwriter so I can use it with xcdroast. I
> that this breaks several other programs that read the CD. What it seems to
> amount to is that the /dev/cdrom is no longer accurate. originally it
> to /dev/hdb. If I boot without scsi emulation and ide-scsi loaded, this
> works, but I can't burn CDs.
> I wonder if it's possible to have it all ? both a cdwriter and a regular
> cdrom/music type functionality from one CDR drive at the same time. Has
> succeeded in doing this?
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