Subject: Re: ATAPI/WDC weirdness
To: None <>
From: Manuel BOUYER <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/02/1997 10:22:52
On Sep 1, Geoff Wing wrote
> Ummm, yeah, interesting.  wd3 is the cdrom.  I haven't tried making
> /dev/{r,}wd3* and doing stuff with it yet :-)

Could work ... Atapi devices are expected to answer to some ATA commands
so that they can be used by bioses, among other things.
I need to prevent drive probing on slots known to hold an ATAPI device.
I'll look at this.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.