LinuxQuestions.org
Did you know LQ has a Linux Hardware Compatibility List?
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Red Hat
User Name
Password
Red Hat This forum is for the discussion of Red Hat Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 02-02-2004, 12:49 AM   #1
jza
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Posts: 40

Rep: Reputation: 15
Question Trouble burning CD's


I'm having trouble burning CD's. First I tried gToaster, then I tried with the command line using cdrecord, but neither worked. Basically, I click 'record' from gToaster but it doesn't do anyting. I really don't know what to try, I did 'cdrecord -scanbus' from the shell and this was my o/p:

[root@localhost javi]# cdrecord -scanbus
Cdrecord 2.0 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2002 Jrg Schilling
Linux sg driver version: 3.1.24
Using libscg version 'schily-0.7'
cdrecord: Warning: using inofficial libscg transport code version (schily - Red Hat-scsi-linux-sg.c-1.75-RH '@(#)scsi-linux-sg.c 1.75 02/10/21 Copyright 1997 J. Schilling').
scsibus0:
0,0,0 0) 'SIIG' 'CompactFlash Car' '0113' Removable Disk
0,1,0 1) *
0,2,0 2) *
0,3,0 3) *
0,4,0 4) *
0,5,0 5) *
0,6,0 6) *
0,7,0 7) *
scsibus1:
1,0,0 100) 'MATSHITA' 'CDRW/DVD UJDA740' '1.03' Removable CD-ROM
1,1,0 101) *
1,2,0 102) *
1,3,0 103) *
1,4,0 104) *
1,5,0 105) *
1,6,0 106) *
1,7,0 107) *
 
Old 02-02-2004, 12:59 AM   #2
busbarn
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2002
Location: Denver, CO US
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 453

Rep: Reputation: 30
I tried gtoaster once and could never get it to work. I've had the best luck using k3b. It just works and configures better than xcdroast, eroaster, and gtoaster.
 
Old 02-02-2004, 01:39 AM   #3
fancypiper
Guru
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Sparta, NC USA
Distribution: Ubuntu 10.04
Posts: 5,141

Rep: Reputation: 58
Can you do stuff from the command line successfully?

# CD burning copying ripping info
Is it configured and what is the device? Command this to find out:
cdrecord -scanbus
Adding an IDE CD-Writer to Linux
Linux DVD HOWTO
CD Writing HOWTO
Burning CDs on Linux
# Burn an ISO to disk
cdrecord -v speed=<burning speed> dev=<your device> /path/to/foo.iso
# Burn from disk to disk
cdrecord -v dev=<your device> speed=<burning speed> -isosize /dev/cdrom
# ISO information
isoinfo -i -d /dev/cdrom
# Generate an ISO from a directory.
mkisofs -vrTJUV "Label" -o foo.iso /path/to/directory
# Generate an ISO from a CD
dd if=/dev/cdrom of=foo.iso
# cdparanoia - search for a drive with reporting of autosense:
cdparanoia -vsQ
# Rip a complete audio CD with cdparanoia
cdparanoia -B "1-"
Linux MP3 CD Burning mini-HOWTO
# Convert mp3 to wav with lame
for i in *.mp3; do lame --decode $i `basename $i .mp3`.wav; done
# Burn a CD from wav files
cdrecord -v -audio -pad speed=<burning speed> dev=<your device> /path/to/*.wav
# Erase a CDRW
cdrecord -v dev=<your device> speed=<burning speed> blank=fast
 
Old 02-12-2004, 01:15 PM   #4
jza
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Posts: 40

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
I finally tried doing it in the shell and it tells me:

Error trying to open /dev/scd0 exclusively ... retrying in 1 second.
.
.
.
bailing out

Not sure what this means.

Also, I had to do this as root. If I want to record as any user, can i just change the permissions/group for that file?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Trouble burning CD's in 10.1 guitargeek Mandriva 11 02-25-2005 05:22 PM
Trouble burning cd's in slackware WindowsBurner Linux - General 6 11-05-2003 07:06 PM
burning cd's one Slackware 8 07-22-2003 11:53 AM
Burning RH 7.3 CD's matsprt Linux - Distributions 7 05-26-2002 01:53 PM
Trouble playing commercial audio cd's. MP3 cd's ok. barryww1956 Linux - General 7 12-17-2001 08:42 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:40 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration