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Old 03-05-2004, 10:09 AM   #1
Juventino
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Cdrecord How To


Is the command "cdrecord" only restricted for SCSI cd-writers?
Because mine is IDE, and I didn't know how to parameter the command so that I could burn CDs from the terminal (command-line).
Does anyone have any idea about this?
Thanks guys.
 
Old 03-05-2004, 10:15 AM   #2
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it works fine on ide burners... you just need scsi emulation and stuff...

http://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/cdrw.htm
 
Old 03-05-2004, 02:24 PM   #3
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If you're using a 2.6.x kernel you shouldn't use SCSI emulation for IDE cd writers. You should with previous kernels though.
 
Old 03-05-2004, 05:30 PM   #4
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Moving to Linux-Software.
 
Old 03-05-2004, 05:47 PM   #5
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itsme86 is right. In the 2.6 kernel scsi emulation is not necessary. Heres how you can track down your cdrom drive:

Code:
# dmesg | grep hd
Kernel command line: root=/dev/hdb2
    ide0: BM-DMA at 0xf000-0xf007, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:DMA
    ide1: BM-DMA at 0xf008-0xf00f, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:DMA
hda: WDC WD800JB-00ETA0, ATA DISK drive
hdb: MAXTOR 6L060J3, ATA DISK drive
hdc: GENERIC DVD DUAL 4XMax, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
hda: max request size: 1024KiB
hda: 156301488 sectors (80026 MB) w/8192KiB Cache, CHS=16383/255/63, UDMA(100)
hdb: max request size: 128KiB
hdb: 117266688 sectors (60040 MB) w/1819KiB Cache, CHS=65535/16/63, UDMA(133)
hdc: ATAPI 40X DVD-ROM DVD-R CD-R/RW drive, 8192kB Cache, UDMA(33)
Adding 1044216k swap on /dev/hda3.  Priority:-1 extents:1
EXT3 FS on hdb2, internal journal
In my case the cdrom drive is /dev/hdc so cdrecord is:

Code:
# cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc -scanbus
That should show you your cdrom drive.
 
  


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