Detecting CD devices

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Jan 19 13:06:03 PST 2005

Trey Sizemore <trey at> writes:

> I've been working to get my CD-RW and DVD drives seen on my FBSD
> 5.3-STABLE box and mountable by a normal user account.  I've succeeded
> with a minor glitch or two.  I can mount the devices and can play DVDs
> and burn using k3b, but...
> I can't use SoundJuicer and cdbakeoven does not detect the devices!  Per
> posts I'd seen on this list and on a BSD forum, I've got the following
> in /etc/devfs.conf:

What device are those applications looking for?  

Perhaps (just a guess) they're looking for /dev/cdrom or /dev/cd0 and
you only have /dev/acd0?

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