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Old 03-12-2004, 08:19 PM   #1
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"Unknown error code 255" trying to burn CD with K3B 0.11.2cvs

This past week I upgraded my system from Mandrake 9.2 to Mandrake 10.0 RC1. I just downloaded the Mandrake 10.0 Community ISO's and am having problems burning them with K3B. When I try to burn the ISO's I get "cdrecord returned an unknown error (code 255)". The detailed output is below.

I tried X-CD-Roaster and it said that I had selected an ATAPI drive, which is I guess a bad thing, and I should try to install SCSI emulation. I have no idea what that means.

I've burned many CD's with whatever version of K3B came with Mandrake 9.2 with no problems, so this is a new one on me.

Thanks in advance...

K3b Version: 0.11.2cvs
KDE Version: 3.2 BRANCH >= 20040204
QT Version: 3.2.3

scsidev: '0,0,0'
scsibus: 0 target: 0 lun: 0
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01a25 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2004 Jörg Schilling
Note: This version is an unofficial (modified) version with DVD support
Note: and therefore may have bugs that are not present in the original.
Note: Please send bug reports or support requests to <>.
Note: The author of cdrecord should not be bothered with problems in this version.
TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM
/usr//bin/cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open '/dev/pg0'. Cannot open SCSI driver.
/usr//bin/cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'. Make sure you are root.
/usr//bin/cdrecord: For possible transport specifiers try 'cdrecord dev=help'.

cdrecord comand:
/usr//bin/cdrecord -v gracetime=2 dev=0,0,0 speed=24 -dao driveropts=burnfree -eject -overburn -data /home/robert/LinuxISO/Mandrakelinux-10.0-Community-Download-CD1.i586.iso


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