[kde-linux] K3B and DVDs?

Liath Bodach klgc at tds.net
Wed Dec 28 16:13:49 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 28 December 2005 09:37 am, Dale wrote:
> Vytautas P. wrote:
> >WHAT?
> >
> >On Wed, 28 Dec 2005 07:38:39 +0200, Liath Bodach <klgc at tds.net> wrote:
> >>-
> He's so confused he's speechless.  LOL
> Dale
> :-)

Don't know what came through your Kmail/whatever, but the following is what 
shows in the archives:

So you understand I'm at the early learning stage:
In the last few days I have expunged MS from the PC on my LAN and installed 
Debian.  Being very happy with my Mac, I went with KDE to allow a somewhat 
similar desktop.  

Now it's time to backup what I've done before I screw it up :-)  so I also 
installed K3B to use optical media.  In my trials today I've had no problem 
creating and restoring a data CD,  but I can't get K3B to do anything with 
DVDs.  I've tried DVD-R and DVD-RW, and even different brands of each 
(Verbatim, hp and imation).  I hate to use umpteen CDs when one or two DVDs 
will do the trick :-(

I have a Benq 32x10x40 CD R/W in an internal bay (hdc) and a Pioneer DVD-RW 
DVR-103 in another internal bay (hdd).  If I load a DVD with contents K3B 
lists what is on it and if I load a blank DVD it says it knows that also.  

I don't know if this is a linux issue or a K3B issue and I'm not sure where to 
go from here.   Error text below.  

Any suggestions would be welcome.

Thank you,
Lee C

The "Writing" window basically says:

i  Starting writing...
x  :-( /dev/hdd: unable to proceed with recording: unable to unmount
x  Fatal error at startup: Device or resource busy

and the debug output says:

PIONEER DVD-RW  DVR-103 1.90 (/dev/hdd, ) at /media/cdrom1 [CD-R; CD-RW; 
ATAPI CD-R/RW 32X10 T.GA (/dev/hdc, ) at /media/cdrom0 [CD-R; CD-RW; CD-ROM] 
[Error] [SAO; TAO; RAW; SAO/R16; RAW/R96R]

K3b Version: 0.11.20
KDE Version: 3.3.2
QT Version:  3.3.4
Kernel:      2.4.27-2-386

umount: /media/cdrom1: device is busy
umount: /media/cdrom1: device is busy
:-( /dev/hdd: unable to proceed with recording: unable to unmount

growisofs comand:
/usr/bin/growisofs -Z /dev/hdd -use-the-force-luke=notray 
-use-the-force-luke=tty -use-the-force-luke=dao -dvd-compat -speed=1 -gui 
-graft-points -volid K3bDVDtest -volset  -appid K3B THE CD KREATOR VERSION 
0.11.20 (C) 2003 SEBASTIAN TRUEG AND THE K3B TEAM -publisher  -preparer K3b - 
Version 0.11.20 -sysid LINUX -volset-size 1 -volset-seqno 1 
-sort /tmp/kde-leec/k3butIiJb.tmp -rock 
-hide-list /tmp/kde-leec/k3bjS0Ldc.tmp -full-iso9660-filenames 
-disable-deep-relocation -iso-level 2 -path-list /tmp/kde-leec/k3bzxeW8b.tmp 

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