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SubjectRe: Can't Burn CDR's On 2.4.19pre8
On Tue, 7 May 2002, Tomasz Rola wrote:

> On Mon, 6 May 2002, Johannes Ruscheinski wrote:

> > I don't know whether I have a hardware problem or a kernel problem. Here's
> > what I get when I try to dummy burn a data CDR on 2.4.19pre8:
> >
>
> Forgive me this insulting question, but have you tried to burn another CD?

"dummy" is a technical term, applying to the curn method and your
answer;-) Don't you hate it when you read past information like that?


On Wed, 8 May 2002, James wrote:

> I have read that Disk at Once mode works for writers that understand that
> mode of writing, but the track at once is the one that is currently broken,
> that explains why some us are complaining and others say that all is fine.

DAO should work for any device which supports it. That's not double-speak,
cdrecord returns the capabilities of the drive, and I believe it correctly
rejects asking for something the hardware can't do.

Read the docs carefully, I believe you can use RAW96 or similar modes on
older burners. I doubt that's the problem, though, I suspect burner
hardware.

The cd burning list is cdwrite@other.debian.org, send "subscribe cdwrite"
to majordomo there and ask the list if you don't get all you need there.

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bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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