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Old 02-27-2004, 12:16 PM   #1
bosewicht
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k3b error


A while back i had a problem with my cd drive. evemtually i fixed it, but last night when i was trying to burn cd's k3b was giving me basically a timeout error. I don't have it in front of me right now but it was something similar to this:

Failed to connect to *cd drive* exclusively

I know that doesn't give a lot, but any ideas would be helpful
 
Old 03-14-2004, 06:58 PM   #2
TheReal-Jesper
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Hi,

Im getting the same error sometimes, the correct error is: "Error trying to open /dev/scd0 exclusively ... retrying in 1 second."

I found out that when I wait with pressing "start" till about 10-15 secs after I have inserted a CD in the drive, then it works flawlessly.

Linux (Fedora Core 1 which Im using) seems to have some delay before it is giving k3b the rights it need.
 
  


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