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Old 11-20-2004, 09:35 PM   #1
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K3B and cdrecord errors

I am trying to burn cds, well K3B keeps erroring out on me. I did a reinstall of K3B and cdrecord and now it says that my CD burner cannot burn cds..?

I am running a kernel with Gnome 2.8 on Debian Sid.

here is one error
root@server1:/home/jeff# cdrecord -scanbus
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01a38 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2004 J�rg Schilling
NOTE: this version of cdrecord is an inofficial (modified) release of cdrecord
and thus may have bugs that are not present in the original version.
Please send bug reports and support requests to <>.
The original author should not be bothered with problems of this version.

cdrecord: Warning: Running on Linux-
cdrecord: There are unsettled issues with Linux-2.5 and newer.
cdrecord: If you have unexpected problems, please try Linux-2.4 or Solaris.
cdrecord: Warning: Linux-2.6.8 introduced incompatible interface changes.
cdrecord: Warning: SCSI transport does no longer work for suid root programs.
cdrecord: Warning: if cdrecord fails, try to run it from a root account.
cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open '/dev/pg*'. Cannot open SCSI driver.
cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'.
cdrecord: For possible transport specifiers try 'cdrecord dev=help'.
cdrecord: For more information, install the cdrtools-doc
cdrecord: package and read /usr/share/doc/cdrecord/README.ATAPI.setup .

Any ideas???
Old 11-21-2004, 03:40 AM   #2
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I use Ubuntu (kernel 2.6.8-1/Gnome 2.8) and I have to run k3b as root or it gets upset. (Either doesn't work or works and screws up the .ICEAuthority file)
Running it as root however makes it work just fine.

I don't know if there's a connection between this and your problem.


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