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    SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
    On Mon, Aug 09 2004, Joerg Schilling wrote:
    > >From: Paul Jakma <>
    > >> Of course, ATAPI devices on Solaris are handled by the same
    > >> target drivers as e.g. those on 50 pin cables.
    > >Yes ATAPI is.
    > >> The ATA driver is implemented the way one would expect it by acting
    > >> as a SCSI HBA.
    > >Yes, as does libata on Linux.
    > Then I would love to see a demo that uses /dev/sg* with a ATAPI drive
    > using DMA for all related sector sizes.

    Use /dev/hdX or /dev/sdX or /dev/srX and SG_IO and it'll just work.
    Wonderful, huh?

    Jens Axboe

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