[perl] sysopen(CD, "/dev/cd0", O_RDONLY | O_NONBLOCK) fails

Joerg Schilling Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Fri Mar 27 13:00:07 PDT 2009

Bruce Cran <bruce at cran.org.uk> wrote:

>cd0 is also what you get if you use atapicam (ATAPI is SCSI over ATA
>from what I remember) - for example cdrecord has traditionally used it

No, with CAM on FreeBSD /dev/xpt is opened and then the route to the device is 
extablished via the SCSI address.

>when writing CDs. Apparently the OP has the issue both when using
>atapicam (/dev/cd0) and the normal ata node /dev/acd0.

Cdrecord did this in 1998 and before - a long time ago.


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