Quick CD/DVD burning question
gbbenson68 at netscape.net
Thu Feb 12 21:00:12 PST 2004
calkin at ieee.org wrote:
>>To keep a long story short, to have the CDROM drive use the standard ide
>>driver with my particular configuration, you
>>need to load the ide-cd module first, even if you only have
>>hdX=ide-scsi. Otherwise, of the drivers which can talk to
>>the device, the kernel will use the driver which has been loaded first.
>>So, if the ide-scsi module is loaded first, the kernel
>>will attempt to use that module to talk to the CDROM. In the end, I
>>wrote an init script to load my modules in the right
>>order (ide-cd module first, then imm, then ide-scsi), so that I could
>>use my ZIP and CDROM drives and DVD burner
>Could you not use a hdX=ide-cd to specify which devices use ide-cd
>module? So careful use of hdX=ide-cd and hdY=ide-scsi would specify
>all your devices unambiguously? Have not tried it, so do not know.
>But how else could you set up both to be built into the kernel (not
>modules) unless this was possible, for example?
Yes, that works as well. I realized that that might work, too, after I
had already sent the message
and shut my PC down. :-)
I just changed it. So now, since my DVD burner is the master on ide
channel 2 and the CDROM
is the slave on the same, I have now changed the append line to add
I still have to load the ide-scsi and imm drivers on startup (ide-cd
autoloads on mount), but there's
no ambiguity for the drives.
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