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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
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On Sat, 2004-08-07 at 05:17, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> >From the > 20 platforms that libscg provides abstractions from, _most_
> platforms do not allow the "UNIX" /dev/something method to work with
> Generic SCSI:
>
[ long list omitted ]
>
> These are the platforms where /dev/something could work:
>
[ shorter list omitted ]
>
> As you see, the vast majority does not allow the addressing method the
> people on LKML seem to prefer recently.
>
> Jrg

As a user of cdrecord, could you explain to me why referring to my CD
burner as 1,0,0 is preferable to /dev/cdrw?

-- Nicholas

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