Why I haven't device /dev/cd0

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Wed Jan 18 13:04:42 PST 2006

cblasius <cblasius at o2.pl> wrote:

> I want to use DVD+RW. I looked in handbook and I saw there:
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/creating-dvds.html
>  >>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:
> /dev/acd0
> and this (I do not remember exactly it name)
> /dev/acd0t01
> Where is /dev/cd0?

You probably didn't read chapter "16.7.2 Configuration"
on the same page.

If you're using 6.0 you can

kldload atapicam.ko

and the "missing" device should appear.

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