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Old 31st December 2008
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Yes, that is right. ATAPI (ie IDE) cd-rom drives are exposed as acd. SCSI cdroms are exposed as cd (as they came first)

ATAPICAM produces a SCSI interface to ATAPI devices - this is possible because ATAPI was basically SCSI commands over the what the IDE interface developed into. So, if you have ATAPICAM installed, your optical devices will be known as both /dev/acd0 and /dev/cd0. See? Not strange at all. Blame those Hysterical Raisins.
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