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Old 09-20-2004, 07:01 PM   #1
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finding the dev address of my cd burner


I need to find the address of my cd burner in dev
ie /dev/cdburner
 
Old 09-20-2004, 07:19 PM   #2
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Look through the output of the command
dmesg
and see whether you find it mentioned there ...


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Old 09-20-2004, 07:29 PM   #3
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If you're not using scsi emulation, then it *should* be /dev/cdroms/cdromX. If you're using scsi-emulation, then it *should* be /dev/srX, /dev/sdX or even /dev/sgX.

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Old 09-20-2004, 07:45 PM   #4
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Quote:
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If you're not using scsi emulation, then it *should* be /dev/cdroms/cdromX.
Are you 100% certain that MDK uses devfs?
It might as well be /dev/hdc


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Old 09-20-2004, 08:00 PM   #5
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nope, not any of those, k3b says that they all arent devices. I have put an entry into lilo.conf that looks something like:
append = "hdc=ide-scsi hdd=ide-scsi"
could someone please help me?

ps:k3b reconises that I have two cd readers, but fails to notice that one of them also writes!
 
Old 09-20-2004, 08:06 PM   #6
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Cool ... so MDK doesn't use devfs.

Again, have a look through
dmesg ... if it whizzes by too fast, do
Code:
dmesg | less
and check whether the name of the writer shows up
in the output ... or if you happen to know where it is
physically attached (ide0/ide1, and master or slave?)
I can most likely tell you what it's actually called.

If the append line is successful (again, check dmesg)
the burner would be either /dev/scd0 or /dev/scd1


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Old 09-20-2004, 08:22 PM   #7
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I found the cd writer, but it's dev address is hdd, which k3d has already dismissed as not an addional device. I think that I have to tell teh program that it and the reader are teh same thing. Any help on doing this?
 
Old 09-20-2004, 08:32 PM   #8
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Which version of kernel, k3b and cdrtools are you
using? hdd indeed wouldn't work if the append-statement
does ... again, check dmesg. If it works the device you're
looking for is most likely scd1 or sg0


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Old 09-20-2004, 08:41 PM   #9
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Quote:
Originally posted by Tinkster
Are you 100% certain that MDK uses devfs?
It might as well be /dev/hdc


Cheers,
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Are there other options other than udev?

What is the output of
Code:
dmesg | grep ROM

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Are there other options other than udev?
plain static device nodes?
 
  


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