How To Setup Optical Drives on FreeBSD
Setting up optical drives on FreeBSD can be very tricky and sometimes cumbersome especially buggy software. However, this guide will provide the easier way on how to setup the optical drive correctly so you can use it.
1. Put these line in /etc/devfs.conf for device permissions:
own /dev/cd0 root:operator
2. Put these lines in /etc/devfs.rules
Using libscg version 'schily-0.9'.
4,0,0 400) 'ATAPI ' 'iHAS324 F ' 'CL8N' Removable CD-ROM
4,1,0 401) *
4,2,0 402) *
4,3,0 403) *
4,4,0 404) *
4,5,0 405) *
4,6,0 406) *
4,7,0 407) *
$ nano /usr/local/share/cdrdao/drivers
7. Determine that the software burning program eg. K3B detects your installed optical drive. For Brasero and others, see Known Issues.