Re: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
From: Joerg Schilling
Date: Thu Feb 09 2006 - 12:27:44 EST
Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> >Please explain me:
> >> >
> >> >- how to use /dev/hd* in order to scan an image from a scanner
> >> >- how to use /dev/hd* in order to talk to a CPU device
> >> >- how to use /dev/hd* in order to talk to a tape device
> >> >- how to use /dev/hd* in order to talk to a printer
> >> >- how to use /dev/hd* in order to talk to a jukebox
> >> >- how to use /dev/hd* in order to talk to a graphical device
> >> >
> >> With /dev/sg, this was possible?
> >Of course!
> But you need to open the correct /dev/sg[0-9] too, don't you?
> (otherwise cdrecord would set the jukebox on fire)
This is why the mapping engine is in the Linux adoption part of
libscg. It maps the non-stable device <-> /dev/sg* relation to a
stable b,t,l address.
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