Re: ide-cd or ide-scsi dmesg contradiction

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 19:23:34 EST

On Friday 2008-07-18 00:11, Thomas Lucaw wrote:

>Hi, for some time I've noticed
>giving the cmdline (to kernel at boot) "hdd=ide-scsi ..." I get
> ide-scsi is deprecated for cd burning! Use ide-cd and give
> dev=/dev/hdX as device
>then changing to the suggested "hdd=ide-cd ..." I get

There is a subtle difference between dev=/dev/hdX and hdd=ide-cd.

> ide_setup: hdc=ide-cd -- OBSOLETE OPTION, WILL BE REMOVED SOON!
>Rather illogical to me :-)
>I guess neither should be used, I can make my cdrom and dvd devices work
>without ok.

Right, neither.

cdrecord dev=/dev/sr0 (or dev=/dev/hdc) whichever is appropriate

is all one needs. I guess you can even use /dev/sg0.
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