[arch-general] [cdrecord] Problems with original cdrecord on latest linux kernel

Baho Utot baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Sun Jun 10 08:47:19 EDT 2012

On 06/10/2012 05:23 AM, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> Javier Vasquez <j.e.vasquez.v at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've been using the original cdrecord (cdrtools) for more than 10
>> years now, however I hadn't burned anything in the last 3 months (or
>> even more).  With the current linux kernel image from Arch:
>> % uname -a
>> Linux jvasquez14 3.3.8-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Jun 5 15:20:32 CEST
>> 2012 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>> I can't get cdrecord to recognize any cd/dvd writer, not the laptop
>> one neither an external USB one...  I might be mistaken, but with 3.0
>> image I believe things worked (can't be sure, as I said I haven't been
>> burning anything for months).
>> When I try to identify the cd/dvd writers:
>> % cdrecord -scanbus
>> Cdrecord-ProDVD-ProBD-Clone 3.01a07 (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu)
>> Copyright (C) 1995-2012 Joerg Schilling
>> cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open '/dev/pg*'. Cannot
>> open or use SCSI driver.
>> cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'.
>> cdrecord: For possible transport specifiers try 'cdrecord dev=help'.
> Looks like a missconfigured kernel that does not include support for or
> for some strange reason does not load the SCSI generic driver
> Jörg

cdrtools aka wodim work fine.

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