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trying to set up an optical drive

Trying to get my unix system to recognize an optical drive, it was delivered to us, so we assumed it worked, in the 2 years since no one ever has used it, we want to now. However, even running probe-scsi-all doesn't bring up that drive. It's a scsi address of 3, at the end of the chain, all terminated right, but it never sees it!!!!!!!!!! and what kind of device is it? how can i find out what a device is when attached to a computer? ex, i have a unix, sun os 5.5, the tape drive on it is /dev/rmt/0 and on my linux box it is /dev/st0 Now i only know this because someone else told me so and it works, but is there a way to figure it out if you have no clue what's on the box? I can see what partitions mounted where with df -k,
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Do a boot -svr at the ok prompt. It will boot in single user mode and reconfig you scsi drives. it's just like plug and play but only on Unix.
 

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