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Old 08-09-2002, 05:36 PM   #1
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Scsi Cdrw Setup

I am having trouble, lots of it installing a Yamaha CRW4416S cd writer to my SuSE 7.3 system. Its a SCSI drive and I have it and a Sony DAT drive on the Adaptec controller. The tape drive works fine, I can mount the CD writer and look at a CD in it no problems. Nothing (XCDroast) recognises a cd writer in my system. If I run cdrecord -scanbus it says something about the SG driver and then just sits there and does nothing. All the SCSI bits are built into the kernel, all the blurb from the boot logs looks good and still the damn thing will not play.

Can anybody suggest what to try next, I'm stumped...

Thanks for the help......

Geoff Taylor
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As many members here I would tell you to check for a proper termination of the SCSI chain - more then 50% of scsi related problems are due to wrong/none termination.
Old 08-09-2002, 05:53 PM   #3
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It would look to be terminated OK, the tape drive is the last in the chain and thats terminated, the jumper is there, terminator power is not enabled, the cdrw is not terminated.

All works fine as mentioned, tape and as a cdrom, just no cd writer...

Any clues......

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isn't this a duplicate thread?


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