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SubjectRe: getting a working CD-drive in 2.6
Hi,

Stuart Longland wrote:

> iain d broadfoot wrote:
>
> | ide-scsi is disabled.
>
> If it's an IDE drive, you'll want this _enabled_ before you'll be able
> to write CDs. Most of the burner software that I know of look for a
> SCSI CD burner, not IDE. ide-scsi is intended for making an IDE CD
> burner appear as a SCSI device.


Actually with 2.6, you no longer need ide-scsi. You'll need to upgrade
your cdrecord tools and probably your burning GUI, if you use one. I've
been burning that way for several months now. (I'm using xcdroast,
though I need to start it with "-n" since I'm using cdrecord 2.01a18.)
This actually works better for me than ide-scsi as for some reason it
uses less CPU.

-Wes-

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