[kde-linux] k3b won't verify data

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Wed Feb 20 07:25:02 UTC 2008

Gaffer. wrote:
> Hi David,
> On Monday 18 February 2008 09:36, david inscribed thus:
>> Dale wrote:
>>> My observations:  1:  K3b is not telling the drive to pull back
>>> in so it can verify the data.  I assume it tells hal to leave the
>>> drive alone while it is using the drive, lock file maybe??.  2: 
>>> I also noticed that when I push it back in manually, hal or
>>> something, is picking the drive up not once but twice.  I get
>>> *two* KDE pop-ups on what to do with the new media.  It didn't
>>> used to do that when verify was working.
>>> It just seems to me that K3b is not doing it's part to pull the
>>> tray back in but it could be hal trying to take over the drive
>>> too.  Sort of seems to me that K3b is starting the problem but
>>> I'm no programmer.
>> My CD drive has no ability to pull the tray back in whatsoever, so
>> I don't think that's pertinent.
>> I did notice this oddity. When K3B *burned* the CD, it reported
>> that it was burning track 1. After ejecting the CD and trying to
>> verify, the K3B log reported that it was verifying *track 0* ...
> I hadn't noticed that till you pointed it out!
> I wonder if its one of those "Off by one" errors ?  It doesn't seem to 
> have any effect other than the track No: is wrong.

Sounds like it to me, too. Perhaps K3B is figuring something wrong, or 
responding wrong to a message from HAL or something? Perhaps something 
the developers can track down.

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