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Old 11-08-2005, 05:53 PM   #1
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Arrow Bruning a CD (n00b)


Hey,

I feel really stupid asking this question, but how do i burn a cd with linux (slackware). I have played around with cdrecord a little, but i am not sure if it is the best program to use, since it seems to be a scsi-thing. Is this the correct program to use??

I have an ide-cd-drive, and i am not sure what the /dev/... name of it is. Is there any easy way to find the cd-drive's device name??

thanks
 
Old 11-08-2005, 05:59 PM   #2
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the burner, in most linux, are recognized like an scsi device, with all features.
try xcrecord, eroaster, and so much...
 
Old 11-08-2005, 07:22 PM   #3
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The program responsible for burning is cdrecord. There is no other. All the gui burning software uses cdrecord as the actual burning software. I use xcdroast my self
 
Old 11-08-2005, 07:23 PM   #4
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Your CD is probably /dev/scd0 or /dev/scd1
 
Old 11-08-2005, 09:16 PM   #5
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Originally posted by exvor
The program responsible for burning is cdrecord. There is no other. All the gui burning software uses cdrecord as the actual burning software. I use xcdroast my self
I am not sure if this is entirely accurate. Some GNOME/GTK apps use libburn and not cdrecord.
 
Old 11-08-2005, 09:50 PM   #6
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scd0 and scd1 aren't it. I can't even mount cds in these drives.

How can i find out the exact name of a device under /dev/?

Maybe the naming in slackware is different??
 
Old 11-08-2005, 10:06 PM   #7
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I've just found out that the mount point for my cd drive is /dev/hdc.

I cannot get cdrecord to burn to device /dev/hdc, though.

Code:
root@server:~# cdrecord -v dev=/dev/hdc whax-3.0-200705.iso
cdrecord: No write mode specified.
cdrecord: Asuming -tao mode.
cdrecord: Future versions of cdrecord may have different drive dependent defaults.
cdrecord: Continuing in 5 seconds...
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2004 Jörg Schilling
TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM
scsidev: '/dev/hdc'
devname: '/dev/hdc'
scsibus: -2 target: -2 lun: -2
Warning: Open by 'devname' is unintentional and not supported.
cdrecord: Read-only file system. Cannot open '/dev/hdc'. Cannot open SCSI driver.
cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'.
cdrecord: For possible transport specifiers try 'cdrecord dev=help'.
Code:
root@server:~# cdrecord -scanbus
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2004 Jörg Schilling
Linux sg driver version: 3.1.25
Using libscg version 'schily-0.8'.
scsibus1:
        1,0,0   100) 'WDC     ' 'WD1600BB-00DWA0 ' '15.0' Disk
        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) *
I'm stuck here. I cannot get it to do anything more than the stuff above... :-(

Oh, by the way: i have two harddrives on one ide-cable, and two cddrives on an other cable. Both cables go to the same (or at least, very similar) contorller.

Last edited by wwnexc; 11-08-2005 at 10:08 PM.
 
Old 11-08-2005, 11:06 PM   #8
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i just installed K3b. I am now able to burn cds, but cdrecord still doesn't work.

K3b is saying that the burner is:
/dev/hdc
interface: atapi

It also gives some other info about the burner hardware, which i think is irrelevant.

I am still wondering: how can i burn cds form the konsole?
 
Old 11-09-2005, 03:43 AM   #9
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I am still wondering: how can i burn cds form the konsole?
Use "cdrecord". Read the manual first "man cdrecord".
 
Old 11-09-2005, 10:24 AM   #10
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I did.

I actually read a read those 1000's of lines. I still can't get it to work, as cdrecord is telling me that stuff i quoted earlier on.
 
Old 11-09-2005, 03:19 PM   #11
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just a minute :
what are you seing when you type "ls -l /dev/hdc"
look for the symlink of /dev/hdc, and you see /dev/ide/lun0.... or something like.
this is what your need for cdrecord. The true device.
Are you listen about the devfs?
 
Old 11-09-2005, 04:02 PM   #12
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Are you using a 2.6 kernel or the older 2.4

For 2.6 you can do
Code:
cdrecord -v dev=/dev/hdc image.iso
For 2.4 you need to add
Code:
append="hdc=ide-scsi"
in /etc/lilo.conf and rerun lilo as root, then after a reboot you need to find out which device the cd writer is by doing
Code:
cdrecord -scanbus
to find out where the cd writer is, then you can do something like
Code:
cdrecord -v dev=1,0,0 image.iso
 
Old 11-09-2005, 06:24 PM   #13
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i am using slackware 10.2 with kernel 2.4.xx

the kernel parameter thing worked!!

thanks
 
Old 11-11-2005, 06:37 PM   #14
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Really cool i figured they all did i havent seen one that dident use cdrecord. Thats cool tho ill have to go look for one now
 
Old 11-11-2005, 06:45 PM   #15
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??????
What do you mean??
 
  


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