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Old 09-10-2003, 09:58 PM   #1
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scsi emulation

I just installed k3b and it says that i need to enable scsi emulation for my writing to work. how do i do this?
Old 09-11-2003, 12:12 AM   #2
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Which distro, which boot loader, and have you searched the site?

Old 09-11-2003, 12:25 AM   #3
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red hat 9 using grub, yeah i ve seen a couple of post related but im still not sure what to do
Old 10-20-2003, 06:10 AM   #4
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hi doralsoral,
I am just having the same problem with the K3b on a red hat 9 using grub.

Did you find any solution jet?
Old 10-20-2003, 06:30 AM   #5
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during install it was one of the kernel modules you could have loaded. this might help during your search for answer.
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At boot, you add the "hdd=ide-scsi" option. Change 'hdd' if your writer device is not /dev/hdd . To add it permanently, you put it in your GRUB configuration file /etc/grub.conf . Go to the entry you want to add it for, and put it right next to the other options that are after the specification of the location of the kernel.

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Old 10-30-2003, 03:11 AM   #7
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but that solved just half the problem.
The I was able to write a CD on the DVD drive with K3b, but as I tried To write to a DVD it recognized the DVD with its free diskspace 4,7 GB and then damaged the DVD+RW disk.

error message:
'...the superblock is damaged....
could this be the IDE device where you in fact use
ide-scsi so that sr0 or sda or so is needed?'
Has any one an idea what that means....?
thanks, Sigrid
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Have you loaded the ide-scsi module? Does k3b see the device as /dev/scd0, /dev/sr0, /dev/hdd?
Old 11-03-2003, 06:11 AM   #9
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insmod ...

Yes, I loaded the ide-scsi with 'insmod ide-scsi' but k3b still complains it has not recognized it.
error message:

'No support for ATAPI with cdrdao
You will not be able to use all your reading devices as copy sources since there is at least one not configured to use SCSI emulation and your system does not support ATAPI with cdrdao.
Solution: The best and recommended solution is to enable ide-scsi (SCSI emulation) for all devices. This way you won't have any problems.'

The devices are known by k3b as /dev/scd0/ (CD writer) and /dev/hde/ (DVD+RW)
Old 11-03-2003, 10:45 AM   #10
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I think you also need to do

It should then be mounted as /dev/scd1

Don't forget to change the drives entries in /etc/fstab as well.


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