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From: Bill Davidsen <>
To: Michal Schmidt <>
Cc: Nick Sanders <>,
Subject: Re: Unable to burn DVDs
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 18:41:43 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Michal Schmidt wrote:
> Bill Davidsen wrote:
>> Nick Sanders wrote:
>>> For me when running growisofs  with user permissions on 2.6.10 
>>> (ide-cd) it works perfectly 1st time but 2nd time fails with the 
>>> error below. It works fine when run as root.
>>> :-( unable to PREVENT MEDIA REMOVAL: Operation not permitted
>>> As an aside audio cd burning with cdrecord works as long as the 
>>> '-text' option isn't used, if it is the process hangs.
>> I reported a similar thing with cdrecord, writing a first session 
>> successfully using the -multi flag, but not being able to append to it 
>> or read the size with the "-msinfo" flag. I was totally blown off and 
>> told I didn't have permissions on the device, even though I was able 
>> to write to it.
>> I believe the true answer is that the SCSI command filter is blocking 
>> a command needed to perform the operation, probably a command to lock 
>> the door of the drive. In my case I have permissions to write the CD, 
>> just not to read the info needed to write additional sessions.
> Hello,
> Bill and Nick, could you try the attached patch that I sent to Jens 
> Axboe yesterday? (You can see the mail with an explanation on
> )

Thank you, I will try to get it in tomorrow if I can replicate the issue 
with a USB CD burner, otherwise I will have to wait until Fri or Sat to 
try it on an IDE atached unit. Or I can try to get it going in my 
laptop, that has an FC2 install right now, so it should (eventually) 
build a kernel ;-)

    -bill davidsen (
"The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
  last possible moment - but no longer"  -me

  reply	other threads:[~2005-01-18 23:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2005-01-10 21:48 Unable to burn DVDs Laurent CARON
2005-01-10 22:29 ` Lennart Sorensen
2005-01-10 22:42   ` Laurent CARON
2005-01-10 23:50 ` Kasper Sandberg
2005-01-11  7:08 ` Jan Engelhardt
2005-01-11 16:11   ` Alan Cox
2005-01-11 18:30   ` Laurent CARON
2005-01-11 18:47     ` Grzegorz Kulewski
2005-01-11 19:00       ` Laurent CARON
2005-01-11 19:10       ` Jan Engelhardt
2005-01-11 20:09         ` Sipos Ferenc
2005-01-11 21:51           ` Nick Sanders
2005-01-12 17:00             ` Bill Davidsen
2005-01-18 10:56               ` Michal Schmidt
2005-01-18 23:41                 ` Bill Davidsen [this message]
2005-01-19  9:26                 ` Nick Sanders
     [not found]     ` <>
2005-01-11 22:54       ` Laurent CARON
2005-01-11 20:08 ` Peter Osterlund
2005-01-12  7:25 ` Unable to burn DVDs (possible pktcdvd problem?) Paul

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