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Date:	Sun, 5 Nov 2006 12:33:39 +0100 (MET)
From:	Jan Engelhardt <>
Subject: Re: Scsi cdrom naming confusion; sr or scd?

> "The prefix /dev/sr (instead of /dev/scd) has been deprecated"
>but booting from a scsi CD only works if I pass the kernel
>parameter root=/dev/sr0 and fails with root=/dev/scd0
>I guess the kernel ought to be taught about the scd* names aswell?

brw-r-----  1 root disk 11, 0 Mar 19  2005 /dev/scd0
brw-r-----  1 root disk 11, 0 Mar 19  2005 /dev/sr0

Plus I see sr0 being far more commonly used than scd0.
So I guess the doc is wrong.

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