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Sun, 7 Dec 2003 11:18:19 +0100
On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 11:27:35PM +0100, K.G. wrote:
> > > > trying to partition a DVD-RAM by calling "parted /dev/scd1" resulted in
> > > > the following message.
> > > > ---
> > > > You found a bug in GNU Parted. Please email a bug report to
> > > > address@hidden containing the version (1.6.3), and the following
> > > > message:
> > > >
> > > > The sector size on /dev/scd1 is 2048 bytes. Parted is known not to work
> > > > properly with drives with sector sizes other than 512 bytes
> > >
> > >
> > > Did you mean to type "parted /dev/scd" ?
> > No, i don't think so. The /dev/scdx are the devices used for scsi cdrom
> > devices and such, and they are numbered as discovered (scd0, scd1, ...).
> > As thus, i am not sure if it is possible to partition them easily this
> > way, not sure though, since dvd-ram should be handled as storage
> > devices, not as cdroms.
> You don't have devices representing partitions on /dev/scdx under Linux (I
> mean /dev/hda is a
> device and /dev/hda1 is the first partition on it, but /dev/scd1 is the
> device and there's no way
> to address the first partition on it). So even if you succed in writing a
> partition table on it,
> you'll have no way to mount it !
So the question is, is there a way to see DVD-RAMS as /dev/sdx or not ?
That is handle the drive reading them as a disk device and not as a
cdrom device ?
Also, if you don't enable scsi emulation, and it is a ata device, it
should be possible to see it as /dev/hdx or something such, no ?
- Bug, Volker Meyer, 2003/12/03
- Re: Bug, Andrew Clausen, 2003/12/03
- Re: Bug, Sven Luther, 2003/12/06
- Re: Bug, K . G ., 2003/12/06
- Re: Bug,
Sven Luther <=