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Old 10-03-2004, 08:02 PM   #1
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K3B Only Works As Root


As a normal user it doesn't detect the burner. Anyone know what's going on?
 
Old 10-03-2004, 09:12 PM   #2
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Do not use Kernel 2.6.8

A patch that was introduced into the kernel shortly before the 2.6.8 release makes K3b and also the dvd+rw-tools unusable on Linux (unless run as root but that is not recommended). The very important GET CONFIGURATION MMC command is rejected by the kernel for reasons I cannot see and writing commands like MODE SELECT also fail (K3b cannot detect CD writers without it) even when the device is opened O_RDWR. Until this issue has been solved I strongly recommend to stick to kernel version 2.6.7.

Update: The kernel guys are currently fixing the problem so the next kernel release should work again.

Update 2: The problem is NOT fixed in 2.6.8.1

Update 3: Be aware that kernel 2.6.8 also contains the memory leak which makes it impossible to write audio cds, even as root.

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Old 10-03-2004, 09:14 PM   #3
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Ah that's my problem then... I'm using 2.6.8.1.
 
Old 10-03-2004, 09:51 PM   #4
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I had that problem too and had to downgrade to 2.6.7. As root data CD's were burnt fine, but audio CD's produced garbage.
 
  


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