k3b without ide-scsi

Dani Belz kde at dan-b.net
Fri Oct 8 09:53:16 BST 2004

On Friday 08 October 2004 10:19, LeVA wrote:

> Don't forget that kernel- has an awful "feature" which won't let
> you burn cds without root privileges. I don't know if this is changed
> in the later (2.6.9*) kernel, but you should try to run k3b as root
> (maybe with kdesu), and see if it is recognising your burner. Then you
> should switch back to 2.6.7 if you want to use your cd writer :)


that's it! I always get an error like 
"/usr/bin/cdrecord: Cannot allocate memory. Cannot get SCSI I/O buffer."
although cdrecord is set to 4755. Burning as root works fine however. Looks 
like I really have to switch back to 2.6.7 :(


- Dani
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