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SubjectRe: CDROM driver does not support Linux partition tables
On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 08:59:57AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-09-12 at 06:06, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > > It ought to be supportable on scsi cd or with ide-scsi. ide-cd has no
> > > minor space for partitioning, ide-scsi/sr do support partitions.
> >
> > The opposite, surely? sr uses one minor per cd-rom, ide-cd has 64.
>
> Brain on stun. Yes ide-scsi is a problem ide-cd gets it right. This is
> something that really ought to get fixe durin 2.5


Hrm. Then how does one access the other minors? I tried creating the
presumed-appropriate device nodes directly via mknod (cdrom0 was 22,0; I
created 22,1 22,2 22,3) without success. I didn't have ide-scsi loaded
at the time.


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