Bug 57400 - /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/info gives sr0 as device name for scd0
/proc/sys/dev/cdrom/info gives sr0 as device name for scd0
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.2
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-12-11 12:21 EST by Martin Norback
Modified: 2008-08-01 12:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:39:18 EDT
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Description Martin Norback 2001-12-11 12:21:38 EST
I have a CD writer, which is used using ide-scsi emulation.
In /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/info it states that this drive is device sr0, but
that's the old name for scd0 I think. So my little program which scans for
cd writers fail to locate the right device name.

Although my program now maps sr0->scd0, I still think this should be fixed.
Comment 1 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:39:18 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
persists.

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