Udev / DVD naming

Tomasz Torcz tomek at crocom.com.pl
Mon Sep 22 07:39:56 UTC 2008


Dnia 2008-09-20, sob o godzinie 12:59 -0400, Brian C. Huffman pisze:
> All,
> 
> How are dvd devices setup with regard to naming?  I upgraded my 
> motherboard, cpu, memory and combined the HD and DVD-RW/CDRW onto the 
> same IDE channel (they were separated before  one on primary, one on 
> secondary), and now my dvd and cdrw devices are showing up as the 
> following;
> 
> [root at xyz ~]# ls -la /dev/dvd*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 2008-09-17 19:44 /dev/dvd3 -> sr0
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 2008-09-17 19:44 /dev/dvdrw3 -> sr0

> Why arent they just /dev/dvd and /dev/cdrom, /dev/cdrw?
> 
 They are new devices. Old names has been reserved for old devices.

> How can I make sure that they are (without a kludge like making / 
> changing a symbolic link in the startup scripts)?

Play with /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-cd.rules

-- 
Tomasz Torcz




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