[Linux-parport] Re: [PARPORT] redhat 7.1 backpack rewriter
skoons1ns at netscape.net
Sun Dec 21 20:20:48 GMT 2003
We have lift-off! Or at least I can now read CDs.
Question: is there any way to automate this process or will I have to
type the insmod commands in whenever I start the computer?
Thank you for your help and patience.
conquestsoftware at hotmail.com wrote:
> If you can load bpck6, you are real close...
> You now need to load either the pcd module, for regular
> CDROM style access, or the pg module, for buring.
> (as root)
> Try "insmod pcd". Then look at the entries at the end
> of /var/log/messages, and you will see whether or not
> the module was loaded, or any detailed errors.
> If all is OK, put in a CDROM, and try "mount /dev/pcd0 /mnt"
> John Miskinis
>> From: Shawn Koons <skoons1ns at netscape.net>
>> To: AL Crowley <alc at micro-solutions.com>
>> CC: linux-parport <linux-parport at lists.infradead.org>
>> Subject: [Linux-parport] Re: [PARPORT] redhat 7.1 backpack rewriter
>> Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2003 15:19:14 -0700
>> Okay, I found a copy of RH 7.3 at a used bookstore and installed it.
>> It still doesn't find the backpack. At least I can insmod paride,
>> parport, and bpck6 . . . only I don't know what to do next to get the
>> backpack recognized at startup. I have read the instructions at
>> http://www.torque.net/parport/paride.html but am still puzzled.
>> Any help will be appreciated.
>> AL Crowley wrote:
>>> The best way is for you to update your kernel. BPCK6 support, which
>>> is what you need, was introduced into the kernel as of 2.4.4 (RH
>>> 7.3). You have kernel 2.4.2.
>>> At 04:49 PM 12/17/2003, Shawn Koons wrote:
>>>> I gave up on trying to install RH on my old Compaq via the
>>>> backback, but have succeeded in installing RH 7.1 on a IBM thinkpad
>>>> via said backpack cd-rewriter. So far, so good. Now the
>>>> cd-rom/rewriter cannot be found upon booting. Can anyone tell me
>>>> how I can install via the backpack and now the newly installed OS
>>>> cannot see the backpack? Maybe something on the boot install disc
>>>> that is missing on the installed OS???
>>>> Also, could someone help me get the cd-rom/rewriter working?
>>>> I have included dmesg (I hope it helps)
>>>> Thank you,
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