K3B, better: cdrecord is not able to burn cds on a scd0-device as normal user

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Fri Jul 29 18:10:23 UTC 2005


> On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 17:02 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> I didn't think so.  I just thought everything was being processed through
>> scsi emulation these days.  My hard drive (SATA) is addressed as scsi and
>> so is the USB memory stick.
>> Hey, I'm just a software guy.  Hardware hurts...
> It used to be through SCSI emulation in the old days.  But starting with
> Kernel 2.6.0, CD-ROM/DVD are accessed as native IDE devices.  My DVD
> Writer is "/dev/hda".  I don't have no idea about SATA as I haven't
> worked with them before.
> Bottom of the line, is your system working okay (you can use your
> CD-ROM/DVD writer)?

Well, that's why I jumped in here :-)  All my block devices are being
treated as SCSI, and they work just fine.

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