CDROM

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This article describes the setup of an internal optical drive like CD, DVD or Blu-Ray drives.

Installation

Hardware detection

To choose the right driver, first detect the used storage controller. You can use lspci for this task:

root #lspci | grep --color -E "IDE|SATA"

Kernel

You need to activate the following kernel options:

KERNEL
Device Drivers --->
    <*> Serial ATA and Parallel ATA drivers  --->
        [*]   ATA ACPI Support
 
        If your drive is connected to a SATA Port Multiplier:
        [*]   SATA Port Multiplier support
 
        Select the driver for your SATA controller, e.g.:
        <*>   AHCI SATA support (ahci)
 
        If your drive is connected to an IDE controller:
        [*]   ATA SFF support
        [*]     ATA BMDMA support
 
        Select the driver for your IDE controller, e.g.:
        <*>       Intel ESB, ICH, PIIX3, PIIX4 PATA/SATA support (ata_piix)
 
    SCSI device support  ---> 
        <*> SCSI device support
        <*> SCSI CDROM support
        <*> SCSI generic support

Filesystem

KERNEL
File systems  --->
    CD-ROM/DVD Filesystems  --->
        <M> ISO 9660 CDROM file system support
        [*]   Microsoft Joliet CDROM extensions
        [*]   Transparent decompression extension
        <M> UDF file system support

Advanced Configuration

Usage

You can mount the filesystems in several ways:

Troubleshooting

See libata wiki.

External resources