On Tue, 10 Jul 2001 16:18:38 +0100
kevin lyda <kevin at suberic.net> wrote:
| wondering if anyone here has a good description of how to get an ide cd
| writer going. one point i noticed in the docs was that ide cdwriters
| should be on a different ide bus then the drive they're being burned from.
| in general any disk activity is bad on that bus. so if my disks are
| on ide0, i should put the cd writer (an hp 9100 btw) on ide1, right?
| and i can't seem to get cdrecord to notice the damn thing.
| thanks for any tips...
Look at ~cdrecord/README.ATAPI
Short version: It's really a SCSI device wearing a silly hat. Treat it
as such. There's a world of "Do you reject IDE and all it's works"
stuff going on in there. It's at times like these I'm glad I modularise
as much as possible, as it allows me to rmmod ide-cd ; modprobe sg ....
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