I'm having a bit of trouble. This is my first experience ever with CDR/CDRW drives, and I'm having difficulty getting the one I just installed to work.
A lot of the HOW-TO's, etc are suggesting that SCSI emulation is no longer required in the kernel 2.6.x series (but by the same token, they are so outdated that they all say that USB-powered CDRW drives are not supported at all), and I think that may be confirmed by my dmesg output, but upon launching GraveMan either as root or a non-priviledged user, it will not see my drive. I need some assistance in diagnosing the trouble.
Here is a bit of information that my help.
[scuzzy@slackdell /dev]$ dmesg | grep hd
ide0: BM-DMA at 0xffa0-0xffa7, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:pio
ide1: BM-DMA at 0xffa8-0xffaf, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:DMA
hda: WDC WD400BB-75DEA0, ATA DISK drive
hdc: Lite-On LTN486S 48x Max, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
hdd: CR-48XFTE, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
hda: max request size: 128KiB
hda: Host Protected Area detected.
hda: 78125000 sectors (40000 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=65535/16/63, UDMA(100)
hda: cache flushes not supported
hda: hda1 hda2 hda3
hdc: ATAPI 48X CD-ROM drive, 120kB Cache, UDMA(33)
hdd: ATAPI 54X CD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 2048kB Cache, UDMA(33)
Adding 264592k swap on /dev/hda3. Priority:-1 extents:1
EXT3 FS on hda2, internal journal
EXT3 FS on hda1, internal journal
Permissions on hdc and hdd (I assume my CDROM and CDRW respectively)
[scuzzy@slackdell /dev]$ ls -l hdd hdc
brw-rw---- 1 root cdrom 22, 0 2005-06-02 13:30 hdc
brw-rw---- 1 root cdrom 22, 64 2005-06-02 13:30 hdd
[scuzzy@slackdell /dev]$ cat /etc/fstab
/dev/hda3 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/hda2 / ext3 defaults 1 1
/dev/hda1 /home ext3 defaults 1 1
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,owner,ro 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,owner 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/sda1 /jumpdrive vfat defaults 1 1
And confirmation that the symlinks are where they should be:
[scuzzy@slackdell /dev]$ ls -l cdrom cdrw
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 2005-06-02 17:59 cdrom -> hdc
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 2005-06-02 17:59 cdrw -> hdd
It looks to me as if this should work... and yet it doesn't...
Edit: Just tried a disc in the drive (CDRW) - it mounts fine and i can access it...