CD Writing Hostile-Takeover

Adam Voigt adam at
Thu Feb 26 16:23:27 UTC 2004

No, I am closing the window.

On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 11:03, Guy Fraser wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 15:28, Adam Voigt wrote:
> >>I finally got my FireWire CD-RW working (thanks to those who helped),
> >>but now for some reason XCD-Roast won't burn CD's. I triple checked all
> >>the settings, and they are right, and it gets up to the status screen
> >>where it does the "Writing CD" with progress dialog, etc. However,
> >>nothing actually happens. Manually running "cdrecord" from the command
> >>line with all the appropriate options, does nothing as well (it says
> >>it's starting the actual burn, but just sits there).
> >>
> >>However, if using Nautilus, I right click on an "iso" image and go to
> >>burn, it works fine, but this only allows me to burn pre-prepared iso
> >>images, not CD to CD, etc.
> >>
> >>My hypothesis is that because Nautilus pops up the "burn:///" dialog,
> >>when I insert a blank CD, that it must be commandeering the CD-RW drive,
> >>preventing any other programs from writing to it.
> >>
> >>Does this sound like whats happening? If yes, how can I stop it? If no,
> >>got any ideas?
> >>    
> >>
> Are you leaving the nautilus window open?
> I always close the nautilus window, before attempting to write to the 
> blank CD
> and have not had any problems.

Adam Voigt
adam at

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