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On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Matthew Valites wrote:

> >Unless you're running the 2.6 kernel, you need to use the ide-scsi module 
> >in order to do CD burning.
> >  
> >
> This is not true.  You can use the ATAPI interface to burn cd's as 
> well.  xcdroast 
> <> 
> supports it, and I'm assuming others as well.  This route requires no 
> recompiling of the kernel, loading of scsi modules, or kernel 
> parameters.  Try: cdrecord -scanbus dev=ATAPI.  Make sure that you 
> didn't pass the hdx=ide-scsi prarameter to the kernel at boot.

Well, that's certainly new.  It appears support for this in the 2.4 series 
was just added at the end of November.  By that point, I was running 2.6 
test kernels ;)

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