[mythtv-users] DVD drive exception emask errors

Remco Treffkorn remco at rvt.com
Thu Nov 15 18:35:02 UTC 2007

On Thursday 15 November 2007, jonny Linux wrote:
> On Nov 15, 2007 5:28 PM, John <jharitos at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Is the DVD a SATA DVD?
> No, its IDE, but the two hard drives are SATA. My DVD has always been
> on the /dev/cdrom->/dev/hda device label, but recently I've noticed
> there is no /dev/hda only  /dev/scd0 (there's also /dev/dvd, dvdrw,
> dvdrw-sr0, dvdwriter and dvdwriter-sr0 all symlinked to /dev/sdc0). I
> don't really know what scd0 is but from what I've read about it, it
> looks like it might be being detected as a SATA drive.
> Any ideas?

Newer kernels use IDE devices through the scsi emulation layer, making them 
appear as scsi devices. Your hda harddisk is now sda. Your hdc cdrom is now 

Remco Treffkorn (RT445)
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