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Difference between /dev/sr0 and /dev/scd0

Why does the system call the same device by two different names and what is a block device vs, a character device?



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Difference between /dev/sr0 and /dev/scd0  
- Why does the system call the same device by two different names: There isn't necessarily any difference at all. -

Burning Windows Readable CD's from your Mac   2012/10/09 TonyLawrence
- Mac OS X Tiger has a neat new feature for burning CD's: from the Finder's file menu, you choose New Burn Folder, and then drag whatever you want to burn into that new folder. Open the folder, and you'll notice a Burn button just above the files. Pop a blank CD in and click that to burn the files to cd. -

drutil - command line access to CD's and DVD's  
- Mac OS X has a wonderful little drutil tool (10.3 and up only). It can tell you all sorts of things about cd's and dvd's, from the simplest inventory to 'more than I wanted to know' -

SCO 5.0.7 DVD-RAM usage  
- I'd suggest using Microlite or Lonetar for this. You aren't really verifying with that anyway if you are using stock cpio and the Supertars are far better products - see for example the recent review of Edge at /Reviews/backupedge21.html (similar features are available in the Lonetar product). -

How can i mount a ISO Image CD ?   2010/07/10 TonyLawrence
- You have an image of a CD or perhaps of a floppy disk and need to mount it as a filesystem (Linux, Mac OS X, BSD, SCO, Solaris). -

Windows XP patches on CD  
- Having at least most of the recent patches available on CD can save hours of download time. -

Burn Linux system to CD  
- This is a neat way to save off small Linux systems to make restoration simple and easy. -

Bootable Utility CD  
- There are many useful tools on this CD, to help you solve just about any PC problem -

Tape gets bigger, but I still like DVD-RAM  
- Blog # 592 Tape gets bigger, but I still likeDVD-RAM -

RIP:A System Recovery Boot CD   2015/04/05 TonyLawrence
- RIP:A System Recovery Boot CD. Since most people have to deal with Windows systems, there has to be a way to get at these systems when things go awry. I used to carry around a slew of boot floppies, and CD's from site to site, if someone was having trouble booting the system, after messing with a system file -

CD's not lasting 20 months?  
- CD's may not las as long as expected.. but will it matter as most of us switch to the cloud? -

Tape Drive or CDROM Not Found  
- SCO tape drive not seen troubleshooting solutions, using and interpreting sconf, vs. /etc/conf/cf.d/mscsi. -

Panasonic LF-D201U DVD-RAM  
- DVD-RAM is optical storage that: * Is relatively inexpensive * Holds a large amount of data (4.7GB per side at this writing) * Can be re-written hundreds of thousands of times * Has an expected media life of 30 years * Is bootable * Is really ideal for small system backup -

(SCO Unix)How do I mount a CDROM?  
- This is an old article about mounting a CDROM in SCO Unix and is only left here for historical purposes. -

(SCO Unix)I'm having trouble using my ATAPI CD-ROM  
- This is an old article about ATAPI CD-ROM's on SCO Unix and is only left here for historical purposes. The two most common problems are that your "IDE" CD-ROM drive may not follow the ATAPI spec, or that you are unsure of what parameters to enter when asked for the configuration of your drive. -

(SCO Unix)I've burned a CD but can't see long filenames when I mount it on SCO  
- (SCO Unix) I've burned a CD but can't see long filenames when I mountit o -

(SCO Unix)Why can't I unmount my CDROM?  
- Probably because some process is using it. It might even be you- if you have cd'd there. -

cd-rw burners -->Re CD-RW suggestions?  
- cd-rw burners -->Re: CD-RW suggestions? -

 
 











 
 















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