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Date:      Wed, 02 Oct 1996 16:05:14 -0700
From:      Darryl Okahata <>
To:        Martin Ostermann <>
Subject:   Re: How to mount a CD in a WORM for reading? 
Message-ID:  <>
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

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