Re: [PARPORT] Mounting Microsolutions paralal port CDRW

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Wed Aug 29 2001 - 06:07:57 EDT

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    On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 10:56:26AM +0100, Ninan Sajith Philip wrote:

    > I am new to your place. I have a specific problem. I use a
    > Microsolutions CD-RW on my Linux Box. It has Readhat 7.1, I upgraded
    > the Kernal with a later version(.7). My problem is that I could mount
    > the backpack drive(ver.6) as read-only device on /dev/pcd0 but not as a
    > RW drive. For me mounting on /dev/pg does not work. I loaded the
    > drivers as modules - my drive was not detected when I mounted it from
    > the Kernal. I want to use it as a RW drive since I want to backup my
    > linux data.

    It doesn't work like a hard disk. Use mkisofs to create an ISO image,
    and cdrecord to write it to the CD.


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