Sony PCG-R505EL

Justin C. Sherrill justin at
Tue Oct 7 12:03:45 PDT 2008

On Tue, October 7, 2008 2:51 am, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 12:56:39AM -0400, Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
>> Is there a firewire block device that could correspond to the CD drive?
> They are supposed to use SBP (SCSI over IEEE1394) and just appear as
> normal SCSI CD-ROM. Are you sure the firewire controller itself is
> supported?

The central chipset is I think an Intel 82801CAM, which is mentioned in
src but doesn't seem to be referenced under firewire.  (I may be missing

I'm pretty sure I tried mounting /dev/cd0s1a and variants thereof, and I'd
expect a scsi-ish CDROM to show there.  So I may be out of luck, at least
for CD install.

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