DVD+RW and FreeBSD 4.7

Bill Moran wmoran at potentialtech.com
Fri May 2 09:55:44 PDT 2003

Eduardo Viruena Silva wrote:
>>>It is	problem I had while using burncd in 5.0 and
>>>a DVD-RW also.
>>>>Can anyone help me get this thing up?
>>>You may want to reconfigure your kernel.  Delete
>>>the atapi cdrom
>>>entries and add
>>>	    device atapicam
>>>	    device scbus
>>>	    device cd
>>>	    device pass
>>>rebuild your kernel and install it.
>>>Now your DVD-WR will be seen as a SCSI burner and
>>>you will be
>>>able to burn your cd using xcdroast, cdrecord, etc.
>>I see that several of the entries you mentioned are already in my
>>kernel.  Do I erase those and add them concurrently, or is it okay to
>>leave them in their present order?
> Leave them as you wish, I think order is not important.
> Don't forget erase atapi-cdrom entries:
> device          atapicd                 # ATAPI CDROM drives

This is not required (to my knowledge)
I have a system set up with atapicam as well as the standard ata
entries and it works fine.

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies

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