audio CD's in SCSI drives -- syntax?

Marc Fonvieille blackend at
Fri Jul 20 17:28:55 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jul 20, 2007 at 09:35:58AM -0500, Ben Kaduk wrote:
>  Getting back to the handbook page, I think I am going to shuffle
>  around the examples in the patch I submit.  I have no data, but I have
>  the impression that ATA (and now SATA) drives are much more prevalent
>  in the systems that are likely to want to rip CD's.  Accordingly, I
>  will give the example for /dev/acd0 first, then mention that SCSI
>  needs the unit numbers.

This sounds reasonable to me.

> I'll also have the captions describe the
>  additional flags after their first use (which is not presently the
>  case).

Ok, we will see.

>  Do you agree that this part of the handbook is not the place to
>  discuss the history of SCSI and ATAPI?

This wouldn't bring anything to the reader, at least in this section.


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