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Date:      Sat, 20 Mar 1999 09:57:00 -0500
From:      "Christopher J. Michaels" <>
To:        "FreeBSD Mailing List (E-mail)" <>
Subject:   unable to use cdrecord on an ATAPI CD-R under 2.2.8.
Message-ID:  <000001be72e1$e98ea3c0$>

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 I'm trying to use my ATAPI cd-r on my 2.2.8 box and am having no success at
I have the acd device in my kernel and it detects just fine upone startup.
And I can mount /dev/wcd0c just fine.

	acd0: drive speed 1377KB/sec, 2048KB cache
	acd0: supported read  types: CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA
	acd0: supported write types: CD-R, test write
	acd0: Audio: play, 2 volume levels
	acd0: Mechanism: ejectable tray
	acd0: Medium: no/blank disc inside, unlocked

I have tried to use the cdrecord's -scanbus option to try and get starting
and what I get is the following...

	Cdrecord release 1.6.1 Copyright (C) 1995-1998 Jörg Schilling
	cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open SCSI driver.

Ok, it uses /dev/scgx, so I did 'ln -s /dev/rcd0.ctl /dev/scgx' and I still
get the above error.

So NOW i'm trying to specify the device name on the command line, as it says
on the man page I can do.  'cdrecord -scanbus dev=/dev/rcd0.ctl:0,4,0'
	Cdrecord release 1.6.1 Copyright (C) 1995-1998 Jörg Schilling
	scsidev: '/dev/rcd0.ctl:0,4,0'
	devname: '/dev/rcd0.ctl'
	scsibus: 0 target: 4 lun: 0
	cdrecord: Device not configured. Cannot open SCSI driver.

If i try similar things such as /dev/rcd0a, /dev/rcd0c, I get the same above
I've tried MAKEDEV wcd0, acd0, rcd0.  With no luck.. MAKEDEV doesn't even
recognize acd0.  SO, I'm out of ideas, I know others out there are using
this thing because I see enough traffic on the mailing list.  But does
anyone out there know how to help me with this issue?


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