Need help with CD burner

Chris Lingard chris at
Thu Aug 22 01:25:53 PDT 2002

Rob 'Feztaa' Park wrote:

> Alas! Bill Maltby LFS Related spake thus:
>> I don't think you necessarily need sr_mod (I use /dev/sr0) and I
>> don't think you would need cdrom either. But my *guess* would be
>> you need scsi generic (sg), scsi_mod and ide-scsi for sure. Insmod
>> them if they are not loaded. You may need to do it in different
>> sequences until you hit it right because of dependencies.
> Crap, I don't have any of those modules. What's this scsi jazz? I
> don't have any scsi in my computer at all, it's all ide.

You need to cancel the IDE cd, then set scsi emulation, with scsi CD

In your /etc/modules.conf you may need
alias block-major-21   sg

/dev/cdrom -> scd0

It would be best is you got package cdrtools-1.1xxxxx
mkisofs will make an iso image and cdrecord will burn it.


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