A problem with device detection in k3b
patrol at sinus.cz
Tue Nov 26 13:41:33 GMT 2002
> On Sunday 24 November 2002 19:00, Pavel Troller wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I would like to try k3b. It looks wonderful and I hope it will be usefull
> > as well.
> > However, I can't pass the third step in its config program - the CDROM/RW
> > device selection.
> > My system consists of one CD-RW drive. It's ATAPI and my SCSI emulation
> > IMHO works:
> > root at arcus~# cat /proc/scsi/scsi
> > Attached devices:
> > Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
> > Vendor: RICOH Model: CD-R/RW MP7063A Rev: 1.50
> > Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 02
> > The problem is that the device is automatically detected as a READER.
> > Because I don't have another read-only device, I need this one to be
> > used as reader as well as writer. I tried to add it manually by entering
> > the same path (/dev/scsi... ) as k3b detected it but I'm told that there is
> > no additional device present.
> > I tried this process several times but I don't have an idea how to handle
> > this.
> what if you run K3b as root?
Because k3b immediately invokes its setup program and it requires root password
and has root's decorations/style, I think that the setup program runs as root.
Do You think it's necessary to run the whole k3b as root ? I'll try as soon as
I'm at home.
With regards, Pavel Troller
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