Re: [PARPORT] Help with cdrecord && FreeCom Traveller

From: Joerg Schilling (
Date: Fri Oct 20 2000 - 15:28:13 EDT

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    >From: "John Pullan" <>
    > I'm trying to get a Freecom traveller CD-R/RW working under RH7 but I'm
    >having limited success with cdrecord. As far as I'm aware I've got the
    >parport layer working. (I can read the cdrom) and I receive the following
    >messages from modprobe pg

    >modprobe pg drive0=0x378,0,0,-1,-1,0
    >pg: pg version 1.02, major 97
    >pg0: Sharing parport0 at 0x378
    >pg0: friq 1.01, Freecom IQ ASIC-2 adapter at 0x378, mode 4 (EPP-32), delay 1
    >pg0: CD-R/RW RW8040A, master

    >However when I "cdrecord -scanbus" it fails to display any working devices.
    >Now at this point I made a possibly erroneous intuitive leap and loaded
    >ide_scsi.o after which -scanbus gave me -

    >Cdrecord 1.9 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2000 Jrg Schilling
    >Linux sg driver version: 2.1.38
    >Using libscg version 'schily-0.1'
    >0,0,0 0) 'MITSUMI ' 'CD-ROM FX4824T!B' 'Q01E' Removable CD-ROM
    >0,1,0 1) *
    >0,7,0 7) *
    >1,0,0 100) ' ' 'CD-R/RW RW8040A ' '1.13' Removable CD-ROM

    >but if I then try and write to the cd (in dummy mode) I get
    >cdrecord -v -dummy dev 1,0,0 -data cd.iso

    >Cdrecord 1.9 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2000 Jrg Schilling
    >scsidev: '1,0,0'
    >scsibus: 1 target: 0 lun: 0
    >Linux sg driver version: 2.1.38
    >Using libscg version 'schily-0.1'
    >cdrecord: Inappropriate ioctl for device. Cannot send SCSI cmd via ioctl

    It makes no sense to debug outdated code.

    First try a recent release. The Libscg code has been completely rewritten.

    Jörg (home) Jörg Schilling D-13353 Berlin
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