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Date:	Sun, 5 Nov 2006 14:00:11 +0000
From:	Alistair John Strachan <s0348365@....ed.ac.uk>
To:	Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@...ux01.gwdg.de>
Cc:	andrew@...rond.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Scsi cdrom naming confusion; sr or scd?

On Sunday 05 November 2006 11:33, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> > "The prefix /dev/sr (instead of /dev/scd) has been deprecated"
> >
> >but booting 2.6.18.2 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.

udev only creates /dev/sr0, so I'm inclined to agree.

-- 
Cheers,
Alistair.

Final year Computer Science undergraduate.
1F2 55 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, UK.
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