[kde-solaris] K3B and cdrecord using the wrong device ID
mikaeld at online.no
Mon Jan 23 13:17:32 CET 2006
I am using the latest 3.4.3 Sun Studio build of KDE on a laptop with a
When using K3B, the configuration states that it recognises the
reader/burner. But it still fails. When trying to burn, it just
complains about wrong media and prompts for the insertion of a proper
CD-R/-RW. And whatever I do it can't proceed.
A probable cause might be found if I try to wipe/delete a CD-RW. It too
fails, but offer the choice of looking at the debug. And if I do that,
it reveals a cdrecord error message when it tries to access the device
at SCSI id 0,0,0.
And indeed; looking at the configuration of K3B, I see that the writer
device is detected as "/dev/rsr0 (0,0,0)".
If I run cdrecord (either the one in /usr/bin, or the one provided by
Stefan in /opt/fsw4sun/bin) manually with '-scanbus', it detects the
device at 1,0,0! When using this device I can successfully both blank a
disc and write an iso image. So this is the correct address for the
Has anyone else experienced this, and why is this happening? Anything
which can be done to rectify the error?
For now I just use K3B to create the image or whatever, and then I burn
the final file to CD manually.
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