cdrecord requires manual setup, then spazzes

Markus Kolb ubuntu-ml at
Tue Sep 28 23:03:07 UTC 2004

On 29.09.2004 00:45, Kevin Krumwiede wrote:
> My CD-R drive was apparently not detected as such.  To use cdrecord, I had to manually add 'hdd=ide-scsi' to the kernel boot parameters and modprobe 'ide-scsi' and 'sg'.

With kernel 2.6 you do not need ide-scsi.
Just use the normal devices like device=/dev/hdd.
The scanning for devices by cdrecord won't work with ide-devices.
The other problem is that at least eroaster doesn't accept ide-devices.
But xcdroast works without problems.


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