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Re: [vox-tech] Burning CD's in Linux
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Re: [vox-tech] Burning CD's in Linux



What sort of burner do you have?  Is it SCSI, or is it IDE, or USB?
Personally, I have a IDE, and the procedure I follow is(as root)

modprobe ide-scsi
modprobe sg
modprobe sr_mod
cdrecord -scanbus

And then it shows my drive.  To burn data, you have to first create an iso
with mkisofs, but the general command I use is:
cdrecord dev=0,0,0 speed=8 -data -dao /tmp/myiso.iso

For music, its a bit more complex, and I personally find it MUCH easier to
burn from within windows(my windows burner is also quite a bit faster than
my linux one, though I don't make as many coasters with linux.)

Mike

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert G. Scofield" <rscofield@afes.com>
To: "Vox-Tech" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 4:46 PM
Subject: [vox-tech] Burning CD's in Linux


> I'm trying to get my CDRW to work under Linux.  I'm following some
directions
> from the CD Write How To, and from another website.  I'm at the point
where I
> am supposed to type "cdrecord -scanbus."  I get this error message when I
do:
>
> "cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open '/dev/pg*'. Cannot open
SCSI
> driver.
> cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'. Make sure you are
> root."
>
> I do not have a /dev/pg, whatever that is.  Does anyone know what this
error
> message means?
>
> Also, isn't there an easier program one can use to burn CD's with?
>
> Thank you.
>
> Bob
> _______________________________________________
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