Re: [PARPORT] More HP-7200e problems :-(

Date: Wed Jan 10 2001 - 13:23:21 EST

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    >From Wed Jan 10 16:21:15 2001

    >Have recently got an HP-7200 external CD-RW drive...and can't
    >get it to work! I have read all the archives of this list...but
    >none seem to be having the kind of problem which I face.

    >I have an AMD-K6-500 running RH 7.0. I have an internal Creative
    >CD-ROM drive also. I have NO SCSI controllers/devices.

    >I started with the usual setup, loading paride, epat and pg.
    >got the following dmesg output
    >[root@gh-1194 /root]# insmod paride
    >Using /lib/modules/2.2.16-22/misc/paride.o
    >paride: version 1.04 installed
    >[root@gh-1194 /root]# insmod epat
    >Using /lib/modules/2.2.16-22/misc/epat.o
    >paride: epat registered as protocol 0
    >[root@gh-1194 /root]# insmod pg
    >Using /lib/modules/2.2.16-22/misc/pg.o
    >pg: pg version 1.02, major 97
    >pg0: Sharing parport0 at 0x378
    >pg0: epat 1.01, Shuttle EPAT chip c6 at 0x378, mode 5 (EPP-32), delay 1
    >pg0: HP CD-Writer+ 7200, slave
    >[root@gh-1194 /root]#

    >So far so good? Then cdrecord -scanbus still does not help.

    >[root@gh-1194 /root]# cdrecord -scanbus
    >Cdrecord 1.9 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2000 Jrg Schilling
    >Using libscg version 'schily-0.1'
    >cdrecord: Inappropriate ioctl for device. Cannot send SCSI cmd via ioctl

    >So I load the ide-scsi module.

    >[root@gh-1194 /root]# insmod ide-scsi
    >Using /lib/modules/2.2.16-22/scsi/ide-scsi.o
    >scsi0 : SCSI host adapter emulation for IDE ATAPI devices
    >scsi : 1 host.
    > Vendor: CREATIVE Model: CD5233E Rev: 1.00
    > Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 02
    >Detected scsi CD-ROM sr0 at scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
    >sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 0x/52x cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray

    >Note that there is no mention of the CD-RW here. But cdrecord -scanbus
    >seems to work!

    If I understand you correctly: cdrecord only works with IDE-SCSI
    then you are fooled by the Linux binary incompatibility problem.

    did you compile cdrecord on the machine where you made the tests?

    BTW: cdrecord-1.10a11 tries to work around this particular problem.

    Jörg (home) Jörg Schilling D-13353 Berlin
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  (work) chars I am J"org Schilling

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