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Hi everybody! I' ve got this problem....I have a Toshiba CD-W / DVD-ROM, but my system recognizes only the DVD-ROM and not the burner...additionally, whenever I mount it, it says it can be mounted only in reading mode!! the output of cdrecord --scanbus is this:
Cdrecord 2.0 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2002 Jrg Schilling
Linux sg driver version: 3.1.24
Using libscg version 'schily-0.7'
cdrecord: Warning: using inofficial libscg transport code version (schily - Red Hat-scsi-linux-sg.c-1.75-RH '@(#)scsi-linux-sg.c 1.75 02/10/21 Copyright 1997 J. Schilling').
0,0,0 0) 'TOSHIBA ' 'DVD-ROM SD-R2412' '1015' Removable CD-ROM
0,1,0 1) *
0,2,0 2) *
0,3,0 3) *
0,4,0 4) *
0,5,0 5) *
0,6,0 6) *
0,7,0 7) *
Thanks for the quick reply! I've tried what you said...but nothing changed :-( I also noticed that at startup my CD-W / DVD is recognized as /dev/hdc, and that I get an error message regarding line 8 in fstab (the cdrom!) and saying that the line is bad!!! Any ideas why?
post your entire fstab file and i'll take a look at it for you. I'm pretty sure its the fstab file. Also, type ls -l /dev/cdrom , ls -l /dev/scd1 , and tell me what you get. Is the cdrw/dvd the only cdrom you have installed?
before booting, type this during your lilo boot: hdd=ide-scsi
Let it boot. I assume you have the cdrtools installed right? try downloading xcdroast www.xcdroast.org, and install it. The latest RPM should provide you with all dependencies. When you login to your system, loging as root.
Tried! Nothing...at least...I don't know how I can check if it's working, for now I have the same problems as before....:-(( One question though, does it matter if I' m booting with GRUB ( I used hdd=ide-scsi anyway)? I also checked and I do have XCDRoast, but I don' t have the error anymore in fstab (I' not really sure why!).
Were is your CDRW / DVD drive connected, /dev/hdc or /dev/hdd? You need to change grub to where ever the drive is actually located.
It appeared that cdrecord was recognizing the drive correctly. It also appeared that everything was working as /dev/hdc and your device was /dev/cdrom which was linked to /dev/scd0. The drive becomes /dev/scd0 due to SCSI emulation.
So what are you really trying to do. When you mount a CD it will be configured as read only. You do not mount the CD prior to writing and in fact can not mount a blank CD. Does cdrecord --scanbus still detect the drive correctly? When writing, cdrecord uses the actual device and does not care what is in the fstab file.