On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 08:35:15PM +0100, Roland Smith wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 11:04:20AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > Saturday,, following the adviice of this group plus things I
> > found of the web, I put together this list of mods to make to
> > /boot/loader.con, /etc/rc.conf, and /etc/devfs.conf ....Still,
> > after rebooting/doing-hard-resets 5 or 6times, things hung if or
> > if I did NOT have an audio CD in my top burner.
> > Anybody see what's wrong with the following 37 lines of
> > notes?
> > ++ boot/loader.conf
> > atapicam_load="YES"
> Atapicam is needed if you want to use cdrecord and growisofs
> > hw.ata.atapi_dma=1
> Mine says (note the quotes);
> > vfs.usermount=1
> This should be in /etc/sysctl.conf
Ah, okay. I've moved it.
> Don't forget that this is not sufficient you mount stuff as a normal
> - you need read/write permissions to the device
> - and you need to _own_ the mount point.
This is what I chmod'd it to. everything beneath is also 0777.
I'll chown it and see.
drwxrwxrwx 4 root wheel 512 Apr 8 2007 media
> > ==========
> > ++ /etc/rc.conf
> > devd_enable=YES
> By default, devd doesn't do anything usefull with CD/DVD devices, AFAICT.
> I'm not sure what you need this for.
Don't undeerstand myself, but soomeone suuggested it.
> > ++ /etc/devfs.conf
> > link acd0 cdrom
> > perm /dev/acd0 0666
> Looks OK.
> I've got the following in devfs.conf, to use the CD/DVD burner as a
> pseudo SCSI device (atapicam in kernel, but not atapicd);
> # Give members of group cdrom access to the CD/DVD-ROM and DVD+RW via the
> # SCSI interface
> own xpt0 root:cdrom
> perm xpt0 0660
> own cd0 root:cdrom
> perm cd0 0660
> own cd1 root:cdrom
> perm cd1 0660
> link cd0 cdrom
> link cd0 dvd
> The following is in /etc/devfs.rules;
> add path 'pass*' mode 0660 group cdrom
> IIRC I did this because pass devices are created as needed.
> My kernel config has the following devices (among others);
> device ata
> device atadisk # ATA disk srives
> device ataraid # RAID drives
> device atapicam # Emulate ATAPI devices as SCSI via CAM
> options ATA_STATIC_ID # Static device numbering
> # SCSI peripherals
> device scbus # SCSI bus (required for SCSI)
> device cd # Compact Disc
> device da # Direct Access (disks)
> device pass # Passthrough device (direct SCSI access)
The only thing missing from my GENERIC file is apaticam driver.
That probably isn't necessary until I use k3b.
I'll try again.. Thanks for your insights!
> R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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