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Old 01-23-2004, 06:08 PM   #1
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CD Writer Gnome Toaster 1.0Beta6 for Fedora Core 1.0 on Dell Inspiron 1100


Hi I am trying to set up my CD writer program GnomeToaster on Fedora on my Dell Inspiron 1100. When I try to clear my CD it says
Error Tryingi to open /dev/scd0 exclusively ... retrying in 1 second.
several times...
Then
bailing out.

I'm not sure what I need to put under preferences...any suggestions? Also when I try to move files to burned on to the CD it just tells me error. Again any suggestions?
 
Old 01-23-2004, 09:51 PM   #2
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Do you have anything else reading /dev/scd0 ?
 
Old 01-23-2004, 10:54 PM   #3
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I have no idea...how would I check that?
 
Old 01-23-2004, 11:01 PM   #4
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Mebbe you went to check all is well and you did a cd to /dev/scd0
'Cause if something else is reading the same file you can't get an exclusive lock.

Just a guess, but it's happened to me more than once.
 
Old 01-24-2004, 02:08 PM   #5
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Hi- it tells me that /dev/scd0 is not a directory. So I went to use vi editor on scd0 and it tells me it's not a file. what is it?
 
Old 01-25-2004, 04:31 AM   #6
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Are you automounting the CD?
Then be sure to "umount" the cdrom after you insert the blank one.

Hope this helps,
alar
 
Old 01-26-2004, 12:40 AM   #7
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I umounted my cdrom and tried to burn a cd....again to no avail.
 
Old 01-26-2004, 12:55 AM   #8
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same error?
Error Tryingi to open /dev/scd0 exclusively ... retrying in 1 second.
 
Old 01-26-2004, 01:09 AM   #9
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yup!
 
Old 01-26-2004, 01:22 AM   #10
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I'm not sure.
Maybe you could look at your /etc/fstab and see if /dev/scd0 is the right name for
your CD.
???
Are there any other error messages?

You could also check out:
http://www.xcdroast.org/manual/createaudio.html
 
Old 01-26-2004, 11:26 AM   #11
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This is what fstab looks like...
Label= / / ext3 defaults 1 1
none /dev/pts devpts gid-5, mode=620 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
none /dev /shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom udf,iso9660 noauto, owner, kudzu, ro 0 0
/dev/sda1 /mnt/camera vfat defaults, user, noauto 0 0

does this help? I don't see an scd0
 
Old 01-26-2004, 03:57 PM   #12
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It looks to me like an operation is looking for /dev/scd0
but the actual name is /dev/cdrom

How are you unmounting the CD?
umount /dev/cdrom ?

Is there a way to change that in preferences?
Do you have the program source?

Or maybe you could change the CD label in the fstab settings...
Not sure if that will break something else though
 
Old 01-26-2004, 04:18 PM   #13
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i am doing a umount /mnt/cdrom. but i am doing it through a GUI icon and not the terminal.
 
Old 01-26-2004, 04:25 PM   #14
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You'll either have to tell GnomeToaster to look for /dev/cdrom
or change /dev/cdrom to /dev/scd0

Then you won't get: Error Trying to open /dev/scd0 exclusively ... retrying in 1 second.
 
Old 02-29-2004, 11:25 PM   #15
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soft linking

You might want to create a soft link from /dev/cdrecorder (or /dev/cdrom) to your ide-scsi /dev/scd0

That way whenever the program looks for /dev/scd0 it automatically gets redirected to the right device.

Also, mess around with the program configuration and see if it has a feature to scan your SCSI and/or IDE-SCSI bus.
 
  


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