Re: cdrecord: Invalid argument. shmget failed
then try again.
I beleive there's a switch in cdrecord that will do the same thing.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Roland Rosenfeld" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, April 02, 2000 2:26 PM
Subject: cdrecord: Invalid argument. shmget failed
Did anybody try out to burn a CD using cdrecord on an alpha?
I just connected my Yamaha 4/4/16S on my AlphaStation 200 4/166 and
tried to burn a CD with this, but all I get (when trying to burn or
blank a CD-RW with normal or dummy test mode) is the message
/usr/bin/cdrecord: Invalid argument. shmget failed
Any idea, what this means? Is this a software problem or a hardware
problem. I had some trouble with the writer on my i386 system (seemed
to write, but created CD was empty, but all without a message), so I
wanted to try the writer connected to the Alpha (i.e. on a different
SCSI system), but now only this message.
BTW: Reading CDs with the yamaha works and cdrecord -scanbus also does
# cdrecord -scanbus
Cdrecord 1.8 (--) Copyright (C) 1995-2000 Jörg Schilling
Using libscg version 'schily-0.1'
0,0,0 0) *
0,1,0 1) 'IBM OEM ' 'DCHS04F ' '2222' Disk
0,2,0 2) *
0,3,0 3) 'YAMAHA ' 'CRW4416S ' '1.0e' Removable CD-ROM
0,4,0 4) 'DEC ' 'RRD45 (C) DEC ' '1645' Removable CD-ROM
0,5,0 5) *
0,6,0 6) *
0,7,0 7) *
This is a potato system with cdrecord 3:1.8-2.
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