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SubjectRe: sr device can be written?
On Tue, 30 Aug 2005 19:07:55 +0800 jeff shia wrote:

> but It seems that I can not open sr0 with openflags O_RDWR,why?
> open("/dev/sr0",O_RDWR);
>
> It says:sr0 is a read only file sytem.
> why?

What media did you have in the drive?

For me, with a CD-ROM, I get the same that you reported,
but with a DVD+RW disc, it opens successfully.


> On 8/30/05, Tino Keitel <tino.keitel@gmx.de> wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 16:11:58 +0800, jeff shia wrote:
> > > YOu mean the device file can be written?
> >
> > Yes, like an ordinary block device.
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 8/30/05, Tino Keitel <tino.keitel@gmx.de> wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 12:53:51 +0800, jeff shia wrote:
> > > > > Hello,
> > > > > Sr is the Scsi-cdrom device?so it can be read only?but look at the source=
> > > > > =20
> > > > > code I notice that
> > > > > sr can be written also!Is it right?
> > > >
> > > > Just imagine a DVD-RAM drive.
> > > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > > Tino
> > > > -

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