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Ive been tyring to get my new cd burner to work with redhat 9, and k3b and im having some problems. when i open up k3b it says "cdrdao 1.1.7 does not suppport ATAPI" and it tells me to enable ide-scsi. this is probably a simple question, but im kinda new to linux so im not real sure what to do. thanks for your help!
Yes - you can pass kernel parameters from GRUB or LILO - add it to the end of your kernel line in grub.conf -so it will just be hdx=ide-scsi on the end of that line - check in dmesg for the correct device name....
i tried putting that line (hdc=ide-scsi) at the end of my grub.conf file, but it didnt change anything. neither k3b nor xroast will work. is their anything else i could try. like what exactly is the problem? thanks
alright, well heres what i got, it doesnt look to good though. did i do it wrong?
[root@localhost /]# cdrecord -scanbus
Cdrecord 2.0 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2002 J?rg Schilling
cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open '/dev/pg*'. Cannot open SCSI driver.
cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'. Make sure you are root.
cdrecord: For possible transport specifiers try 'cdrecord dev=help'.
i could be wrong, but:
unless you enabled scsi emulation for your cdrom in the kernel, you cannot treat your cdrom as a scsi device just by adding that line to the bootloader.
also, scsi devices will not point at /dev/hdXXX, they will point to /dev/sXXX (unless of course, you're redirecting twice). most likely doing an "ls -l /dev/cdrom" will point you to /dev/hdc, while it sshould be pointing somewhere to /dev/srXXX.
Having a few problems with this too. For me i had to add the append= line at the beginning of lilo before the boot device and then it enabled scsi emulation no problem. But i still can't burn as a user yet. I hope to get it worked out today.
See the following links --and search the slackware forum using "k3b" quite a few posts about this and how to tell if you have the scsi drivers already too.
Hope this helps::: the first link tells how to append grub and lilo