new FC3 installation unable to burn CD's
balay at fastmail.fm
Tue Nov 23 09:17:00 UTC 2004
On Tue, 23 Nov 2004, Joe Beach wrote:
> I recently installed FC3 on my home desktop computer. It has an atapi
> cdrw on hdc. I had been running FC2, and was able to burn CD's without
> any problems. With the new FC3 installation, the nautilus CD creator
> says that it is preparing to burn the CD, but it never does. Xcdroast
> hangs when trying to scan for devices. A cdrecord -scanbus also seems to
> hang. If I reboot back into FC2 (I have extra partitions so I can dual
> boot FC2/FC3 in case this sort of thing comes up), cd burning works
> fine, so it doesn't seem to be a hardware problem. Also, I can read data
> CD's (haven't tried audio) just fine.
> Does anyone have any suggestions for getting CD burning to work? I am
> considering removing the FC3 cdrecord package and replacing it with the
> one from FC2 to see if that will help. Or, downloading the cdrecord
> source from its home page and compiling it to try it out. I don't know
> if it will run on an FC3 installation, though, since the fedora cdrecord
> is modified.
Have you tried using 'cdrecord' directly?
cdrecord -v dev=/dev/cdrom foo.iso
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