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Needs a generic SCSI driver?
Authored by: bluehz on Aug 19, '02 10:19:49PM

Anyone know how to identify an external CD burner? I mean its got to show up in that list when you ioreg -l. I'm not saying it will work with cdrecord - but hey - ifg I could at least identify it in the list - I would have a fighting chance. cdrecord works great with my internal Plextor - I just like the option.



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Needs a generic SCSI driver?
Authored by: machiavel on Aug 20, '02 05:35:50AM

Your burner will show up in ioreg -l, but unless it's a SCSI device (i.e., it can't be a USB or Firewire burner), you won't be able to use cdrecord (unless you write your own driver). Your burner will probably show up in ioreg under its name. Paste the ioreg -l output to textedit and run a search with your burners name. My Que USB burner shows up as "Que! Drive USB@2100000 <class IOUSBDevice>"



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Needs a generic SCSI driver?
Authored by: bluehz on Aug 20, '02 09:15:07AM
This tidbit from the cdrecord site makes me think there might be a glimmer of hope:
ATAPI-SCSI emulation is the native method of supporting ATAPI devices. Just imagine that IDE is one of many SCSI transport mechanisms. This are some SCSI transports: - Parallel SCSI (what most people call SCSI) - SCSI over fiber optics - SCSI over IEEE 1394 (Fire Wire) - SCSI over USB - SCSI over IDE (ATAPI) As you now see, the use of the naming convention "ATAPI-SCSI emulation" is a little bit misleading. It should rather be called: "IDE-SCSI host adapter emulation"
Full text here My external FW is also a QPS and is controlled by Native OS X drivers - works beautifully - never had a day of problems from it.

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