Fire wire IEEE 1394
Fire wire is a high-speed peer-to-peer connection. These devices are similar to USB that is why it is treated as SCSI devices too. Before your device can be detected, three modules that make it work needs to be installed.
If the module is already indexed, by typing: modprobe ochi1394
You should receive a respond that either it was loaded successfully or device not found. If the module is not indexed yet, use the insmod ochi1394 to index it in the modules library.
The other module is: sbp2
- modprobe ochi1394 or insmod ochi1394
- modprobe sbp2 or insmod sbp2
- modprobe ieee1394 or insmod ieee1394
The entry for your devices most likely will be updated automatically in /proc/scsi/scsi
If this is not updated you may have to add the entry manually. Let's assume that this is a CD-ROM: /dev/scd0 here is how you do it; you can either edit it manually or send an echo command:
- echo “scsi add-single –device 0 0 0 0” > /proc/scsi/scsi
If you need to unload the modules after use:
Remember always check that your hardware is supported, it saves a lot of headaches.