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Date:      Wed, 02 Oct 1996 16:05:14 -0700
From:      Darryl Okahata <darrylo@hpnmhjw.sr.hp.com>
To:        Martin Ostermann <ost@comnets.rwth-aachen.de>
Cc:        questions@freefall.freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: How to mount a CD in a WORM for reading? 
Message-ID:  <199610022305.AA072497514@hpnmhjw.sr.hp.com>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "02 Oct 1996 16:39:06 +0200."

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> When I configured the worm support in the kernel, the CD-writer only
> shows up as the worm, no longer as cd0. When I try to mount /dev/cd0,
> it says "device not configured", which is true, it doesn't show up
> during boot.
> 
> Now, worm(4) says that it should supply all capabilities of cd(4), but
> there's no worm block device (/dev/worm0). 

     Unfortunately, you cannot currently use a CD-writer as a CD-reader.
Until someone merges (?) the worm and CD drivers, you cannot read CDROMs
from a CD-writer.

     -- Darryl Okahata
	Internet: darrylo@sr.hp.com

DISCLAIMER: this message is the author's personal opinion and does not
constitute the support, opinion, or policy of Hewlett-Packard, or of the
little green men that have been following him all day.



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