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Old 06-18-2004, 08:18 AM   #1
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How can I change where /dev/dvd is pointing?

I have change my computer conf. from:

IDE1 MASTER -> CD writer
IDE1 SLAVE -> DVD reader


IDE1 MASTER -> DVD writer
IDE1 SLAVE -> CD writer

/dev/dvd is pointing (remembering because I'm writting from job) to ..../bus1/..../target1/...... but I think it must be pointing to ..../bus1/...../target0/....

How can I change it?


Old 06-18-2004, 08:37 AM   #2
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if you are using "cdrecord" then the link won't matter, as the pseudo scsi (sg_mod + sr_mod) will find it (try "cdrecord -scanbus"). If you are talking about reading, log in then try this:

ln -sf /dev/hdc (or try "/dev/sr0") /dev/dvd
ln -sf /dev/hdd (or try "/dev/sr1")/dev/cdrom

this will create the appropriate links for your multimedia software. You could also link "/dev/cdrom" to the dvd drive if you wish, it won't hurt anything, you just won't be able to play cd's and dvd's at the same time!!

Last edited by Tuttle; 06-18-2004 at 08:39 AM.
Old 06-18-2004, 08:46 AM   #3
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Thank you.

I will try it this night.



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