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cdr problems

On Fri, 2005-08-12 at 10:13 -0500, dan moylan wrote:
> however, cdrecord -scanbus still finds only the scanner, not
> the cdrw drive.  when i try cdrecord -v file.iso, i get:
>   cdrecord: No write mode specified.
>   cdrecord: Asuming -tao mode.
>   cdrecord: Future versions of cdrecord may have different
>             drive dependent defaults.
>   cdrecord: Continuing in 5 seconds...
>   scsidev: 'ATA:0,3,0'
>   devname: 'ATA'
>   scsibus: 0 target: 3 lun: 0
>   Warning: Using badly designed ATAPI via /dev/hd* interface.
>   Linux sg driver version: 3.5.27
>   cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open '/dev/hd*'.
>             Cannot open SCSI driver.
>   cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'.
>             Make sure you are root.
>   cdrecord: For possible transport specifiers try 'cdrecord dev=help'.
>   Cdrecord-Clone 2.01a27-dvd (i686-pc-linux-gnu)
>             Copyright (C) 1995-2004 Jrg Schilling
>   Note: This version is an unofficial (modified) version with DVD support
>   Note: and therefore may have bugs that are not present in the original.
>   Note: Please send bug reports or support requests to
>             <warly at>.
>   Note: The author of cdrecord should not be bothered with
>             problems in this version.
>   TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM

Try this:

cdrecord dev=ATA: -scanbus

If that doesn't work, give this a shot:

cdrecord dev=ATAPI: -scanbus

The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating system
and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the world.

Cole Tuininga
Lead Developer
Code Energy, Inc
colet at
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