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Re: How to enable a SCSI CD-ROM ?

From: Thomas Schmitt
Subject: Re: How to enable a SCSI CD-ROM ?
Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011 11:45:59 +0200


> > can anybody remember to have used a SCSI CD-ROM with Hurd ?

> I have just pushed a driver which should permit it.

So it will be possible to test the command transport via an SCSI
controller when there is a RPC to reach the transaction calls
in gnumach.

> Unfortunately, when enabling a SCSI hosts, the network card stops
> working for some reason, maybe simply a problem of shared IRQ.

This will make the test a bit uncomfortable for me.
Hopefully i will be able to develop most of the functionality on
command transport via ATAPI.

> CD ROM devices are actually called /dev/cd0 in GNU Mach. With the
> command line above I could mount /dev/cd0. cd to /dev and run
> ./MAKEDEV cd0 there to create the device node.

In this sequence ? mount, cd, MAKEDEV ?
(Does "mount" mean something completely different as in Linux ?)

Have a nice day :)


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