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
> <snip>
> >      atapicam_load="YES" 
> 
> Atapicam is needed if you want to use cdrecord and growisofs
> (dvd+rw-tools).
> 
> 
> >      hw.ata.atapi_dma=1
> 
> Mine says (note the quotes);
> hw.ata.atapi_dma="1"

        Done, thans.
> 
> >      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
> user;
> - 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)
> 
> HTH,

        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!

        gary

> 
> Roland
> -- 
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