[sclug] Extra optical drive

Alex Butcher lug at assursys.co.uk
Sat Apr 1 18:46:16 UTC 2006

On Sat, 1 Apr 2006, Neil Haughton wrote:

>>> Not quite there yet with my extra optical drive.....
> Thanks to all who responded with helpful advice. In fact the CD-burner 
> doesn't actually work, it turns out.

Have you tried it on one of the motherboard ATA ports? Only some RAID cards
claim to only support ATA HDDs, and not ATAPI devices.

Does it show up in dmesg? Can you run 'eject' on the device node and have
the tray pop out?

> Neil.

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