setting up scsi emulation for cd reader/writer

Kevin Alm kevinalm at shenessex.heartland.net
Tue Feb 24 12:19:33 PST 2004


On Tuesday 24 February 2004 02:01 pm, Albert wrote:
> I am running LFS-5.0 with kernel-2.4.24.  I have, using the BLFS
> instructions, installed cdrtools-2.0.0.3 and recompiled my kernel
> according to "Configuring your kernel for CD-Writing."  I selected "y"
> on all options so I have no modules. I have also installed X-CD-Roast as
> a front end.  I have also tried the boot options hdc=ide-scsi and
> hdc=scsi.  Below are snippets from my startup.  Yet, cdrtools does not
> detect my cd reader/writer.  Any help appreciated.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> --------
> <more>
> Feb 24 13:03:21 lfs kernel: hdc: SONY CD-RW CRX216E, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM
> drive
> <more>
> Feb 24 13:03:21 lfs kernel: SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
> Feb 24 13:03:21 lfs kernel: kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k
> scsi_hostadapter, errno = 2
> Feb 24 13:03:21 lfs kernel: kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k
> scsi_hostadapter, errno = 2
> <more>
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> -----
> --
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Did you compile in ide-cd support? If both ide-cd and ide-scsi are compiled 
in, the kernel ignors ide-scsi requests and uses ide access for cdrom/cdrw. 
At least that is my understanding.

Regards,
Kevin Alm





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