Re: how to use "ATAPI:" protocol for IDE CD/RWs??

From: Markus Plail (
Date: Sun Jul 20 2003 - 05:24:49 EST

On Sun, 20 Jul 2003, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> are there known problems with trying to access IDE CD/RWs directly
> through the IDE drivers, rather than using SCSI emulation? i've tried
> testing cdrecord using the "dev=ATAPI:x,y,z" option, and am having
> no luck.

If you don't have ide-scsi emulation, use dev=dev/hdX
I never really understood what ATAPI: is for. Presumably you need it
for PCATA found in notebooks.


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