Plextor px-708a and k3b
eric.tanguy at univ-nantes.fr
Wed Jun 15 08:53:04 UTC 2005
Le mercredi 15 juin 2005 à 08:00 +0100, Paul Howarth a écrit :
> On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 16:43 -0700, Mick Mearns wrote:
> > Hello;
> > When I fire up k3b and go to:
> > settings->Configure k3b->Devices
> > It says that the drive will not write DVD+R(RW)S
> > That is not correct, it does and works under XP.
> > I upgraded the BIOS to 1.10 with the same result.
> What does "cdrecord -prcap" say?
> That reports what the drive says it's capable of doing.
> Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>
I have the same problem.
The result is
sudo cdrecord dev=/dev/cdrom1 -prcap
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01-dvd (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2004 Jörg
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
Note: The author of cdrecord should not be bothered with problems in
scsibus: -2 target: -2 lun: -2
Linux sg driver version: 3.5.27
Using libscg version 'schily-0.8'.
/usr/bin/cdrecord: Warning: using inofficial libscg transport code
version (schily - Red Hat-scsi-linux-sg.c-1.83-RH '@(#)scsi-linux-sg.c
1.83 04/05/20 Copyright 1997 J. Schilling').
Device type : Removable CD-ROM
Version : 0
Response Format: 1
Vendor_info : 'PLEXTOR '
Identifikation : 'DVDR PX-708A '
Revision : '1.09'
Device seems to be: Generic mmc2 DVD-R/DVD-RW.
Drive capabilities, per MMC-3 page 2A:
Does read CD-R media
Does write CD-R media
Does read CD-RW media
Does write CD-RW media
Does read DVD-ROM media
Does read DVD-R media
Does write DVD-R media
Does not read DVD-RAM media
Does not write DVD-RAM media
Does support test writing
So it seems that device is not weel recognized.
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