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Old 04-10-2004, 05:35 PM   #1
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No CD Burner in Slack 9.0....Help!!!!!


Alright, I consider myself to be a bit more advanced when it comes to Linux, but this one has me stumped....

I have two CD drives - both off of the same IDE cable. On is a Samsung Reader, and the other, a Mitsumi burner. I cannot for the life of me get the burner to burn.

The ultimate goal here is to use K3B to burn out of KDE. But the system will not find the burner as a burner, but instead just a reader. For some reason, it will not emulate SCSI, and I'm sure it's because I have done something wrong, but i dunno what. Here's what I have tried so far:

The drive in question is /dev/hdd. I can read it by mounting this device.
I have added an append line including /dev/hdd = ide-scsi in lilo.conf.
I have tried modeprobe ide-scsi
cdrecord -scanbus only returns the Samsung drive.

Again, this is Slack 9 - 2.4.20.

Any thoughts? TIA!

P.S. - This box can also boot into XP, and I can burn there, so, I know the drive, and connections are fine......
 
Old 04-10-2004, 05:42 PM   #2
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Can you mount the other drive to read?
 
Old 04-10-2004, 05:44 PM   #3
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Yes, I can read from both drives. However, of course, with my luck, the one that can't burn, is the one that will emulate SCSI.....


and FYI - it's mounted @ /dev/sc0

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Old 04-10-2004, 09:05 PM   #4
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what about appending this(in your lilo.conf)
hdd=ide-scsi hdc=ide-scsi
reboot
cdrecord -scanbus
 
Old 04-11-2004, 10:56 AM   #5
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Besides the /etc/lilo.conf edit, you also need to edit your /etc/fstab. You need to reflect the fact that the device is now scd0 or sr0 rather than cdrom.
 
Old 04-12-2004, 09:58 AM   #6
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The "hdc=ide-scsi hdd=ide=scsi" did it.

Had had that in there before, but seperated with a comma, as the convention states it should be. It didn't work. Now, without the comma, it does. You the man Mr'Cheeks. Thanks again er'ryone
 
  


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