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Re: cdrecord -scanbus problem

Joerg Schilling wrote:
lists.cdwrite@duinheks.nl wrote:


When I run cdrecord -scanbus as root I get:root@duinheks:~# cdrecord -scanbus
Cdrecord-ProDVD-ProBD-Clone 2.01.01a41 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C)
1995-2008 Jâ? rg Schilling
cdrecord: Permission denied. Cannot open '/dev/hda'. Cannot open or use SCSI
cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'. Make sure you are 
cdrecord: For possible transport specifiers try 'cdrecord dev=help'.

What's happening here? My system is built from SlackWare 12.1 and
/dev/hda is a normal IDE hard disk.
You need to run cdrecord with root privileges!

Did you read what he wrote? He clearly says "as root" in the very paragraph you quoted.
This can be done by reading ALL of what he wrote and understanding what it says.
You did not do that...
This can be done by calling it as root or by making it suid root.

You did not do that.......

Bill Davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
  "Woe unto the statesman who makes war without a reason that will still
  be valid when the war is over..." Otto von Bismark 

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