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jaakkop 07-25-2005 12:15 PM

dvd and dvd writer on Slackware

tuxdev 07-25-2005 12:39 PM

Do this:
rm /dev/cdrom
ln /dev/hd? /dev/cdrom
make sure that /etc/fstab has entries for both devices.

You might have to do other things to make the dvd writer do packet writing cause thats supported now.

jaakkop 07-26-2005 04:28 AM


tuxdev 07-26-2005 10:12 AM

changing the fstab is usually the only thing I have to do to make the computer do what I want in that area. There are some advantages to linking the actual device to /dev/cdrom, mostly in human readability of devices.

jaakkop 07-27-2005 02:26 AM


tuxdev 07-27-2005 09:01 AM

I am not sure whether it is in udev or not. It seems possible. There is always the brute force method, doing something in /etc/rc.d/rc.local.

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