i am speaking about a empty DVD-ROM drive connect via USB
Linux DebianGiada 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt7-1 (2015-03-01) x86_64 GNU/Linux
# short output cat /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/info | grep "drive name"; drive name: sr0 # also interesting dmesg | grep sr [ 0.000000] ACPI: SSDT 0x00000000DB916AD0 000228 (v01 INTEL sensrhub 00000000 INTL 20120711) [ 47.019445] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer dvd-ram cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray [ 47.019785] sr 5:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0 [21571.533370] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer dvd-ram cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray [21571.533542] sr 6:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0 [21571.533655] sr 6:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 5 # long output CD-ROM information, Id: cdrom.c 3.20 2003/12/17 drive name: sr0 drive speed: 24 drive # of slots: 1 Can close tray: 1 Can open tray: 1 Can lock tray: 1 Can change speed: 1 Can select disk: 0 Can read multisession: 1 Can read MCN: 1 Reports media changed: 1 Can play audio: 1 Can write CD-R: 1 Can write CD-RW: 1 Can read DVD: 1 Can write DVD-R: 1 Can write DVD-RAM: 1 Can read MRW: 1 Can write MRW: 1 Can write RAM: 1 wodim –devices; # strangely wodim -devices or --devices fails but –devices works!? (–) # my output: wodim: No write mode specified. wodim: Assuming -tao mode. wodim: Future versions of wodim may have different drive dependent defaults. wodim: Operation not permitted. Warning: Cannot raise RLIMIT_MEMLOCK limits. Device was not specified. Trying to find an appropriate drive... Detected CD-R drive: /dev/cdrw Using /dev/cdrom of unknown capabilities Device type : Removable CD-ROM Version : 0 Response Format: 2 Capabilities : Vendor_info : 'TSSTcorp' Identification : 'CDDVDW SE-208GB ' Revision : 'TS00' Device seems to be: Generic mmc2 DVD-R/DVD-RW. Using generic SCSI-3/mmc DVD-R(W) driver (mmc_mdvd). Driver flags : SWABAUDIO BURNFREE Supported modes: PACKET SAO wodim: No such file or directory. Cannot open '–devices'.
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