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Old 12-17-2002, 01:17 AM   #1
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Question cd burner reads but won't write

Hi. Can someone help me out with following problem. My CDRW reads cd's fine but won't write to a cd. I've got cdxroast up and running fine, but when i go to blank/write a cd i get following error message:
"cdrecord: Warning: controller returns wrong size for cd capabilities page"
Can someone enlighten me on what this means and what i need to do to fix it?
Thanks in advance,
Old 12-17-2002, 05:09 AM   #2
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what are the output of this commands:

# must be root
cdrecord --checkdrive
cdrecord --scanbus
Old 12-17-2002, 05:25 AM   #3
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output from cdrecord --checkdrive:

cdrecord: No CD/DVD-Recorder device specified.
Usage: cdrecord [options] track1...trackn

Use cdrecord -help
to get a list of valid options.

Use cdrecord blank=help
to get a list of valid blanking options.

Use cdrecord dev=b,t,l driveropts=help -checkdrive
to get a list of drive specific options.

and output from cdrecord --scanbus

Cdrecord 1.11a32 (i586-mandrake-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2002 Jörg Schilling
Linux sg driver version: 3.1.24
Using libscg version 'schily-0.6'
0,0,0 0) *
0,1,0 1) *
0,2,0 2) *
cdrecord: Warning: controller returns wrong size for CD capabilities page.
0,3,0 3) 'ATAPI ' 'CD-RW 40X12 ' 'V.OW' Removable CD-ROM
0,4,0 4) *
0,5,0 5) *
0,6,0 6) *
0,7,0 7) *

Thanks heaps bornforlinux.


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