Why I haven't device /dev/cd0
mj001 at rogers.com
Wed Jan 18 13:05:38 PST 2006
On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 21:53 +0100, cblasius wrote:
> Hello !
> I want to use DVD+RW. I looked in handbook and I saw there:
> >>16.7.5 Using a DVD+RW
> >>Unlike CD-RW, a virgin DVD+RW needs to be formatted before first use.
> >>The growisofs(1) program will take care of it automatically whenever
> >>appropriate, which is the recommended way. However you can use the
> >>dvd+rw-format command to format the DVD+RW:
> >># dvd+rw-format /dev/cd0
> It is a mistake?
> In my folder /dev/ I have only the following devices for DVD:
> and this (I do not remember exactly it name)
> Where is /dev/cd0?
> I want to format my DVD, but when I use:
> # dvd+rw-format /dev/acd0
> then I obtain error about something inappropriate ioctl.
> Please for help. I'm beginner in FreeBSD.
> I try format DVD+RW and then want to use for packet writing.
> Is it possible?
> Best regards,
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You need to add one line ("device atapicam") to the kernel config file
and recompile the kernel to enable access to CD and DVD devices
See section 16.6.9 in the Handbook, and also section 8 for recompiling a
Installing K3B will provide a NERO-like GUI interface for burning CDs,
should you prefer to do it that way.
Nowhere near as hard as it sounds!
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