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SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
On Saturday 18 February 2006 07:06, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

cat /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/info
CD-ROM information, Id: cdrom.c 3.20 2003/12/17

drive name: hdc
drive speed: 48
drive # of slots: 1
Can close tray: 1
Can open tray: 1
Can lock tray: 1
Can change speed: 1
Can select disk: 0
Can read multisession: 1
Can read MCN: 1
Reports media changed: 1
Can play audio: 1
Can write CD-R: 1
Can write CD-RW: 1
Can read DVD: 1
Can write DVD-R: 1
Can write DVD-RAM: 0
Can read MRW: 1
Can write MRW: 1
Can write RAM: 1

But I fail to see where this would help to 'find' the right device to
write to, other than the obvious prefixing of '/dev/' to $drive name.
We already knew that, and in fact it works very well. Please explain to
Joerg in one syllable words he might, if he wanted to, understand.

Also, I'm fuzzy about the last 3, so defining those might help me
understand.

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