RE: k3b: cannot copy cd
False. This has changed recently in SID. You must set SUID at least on the /usr/bin/cdrecord.mmap otherwise any burning unser 2.6.12 will fail regardless on permissions set on the device.
Nasty, stupid but reality.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: LeVA [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2005 2:15 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: k3b: cannot copy cd
> 2005. október 2. 12:21,
> Theo Schmidt <email@example.com>
> -> firstname.lastname@example.org,:
> > johnny geling schrieb:
> > > Sinds some time, don't know exactly when, I cannot copy a
> cd. I have
> > > a writer and a reader installed and both are recognised. In the
> > > window 'cd-copy' the button 'start' is disabled.
> > I have a similar problem with k3b. Ever since kernel 2.6
> cdrecord and
> > hence k3b do not seem to work properly. Google shows many similar
> > queries but no solutions. I expect if we wait a bit the
> problems will
> > eventually be solved by a an update. My solution for the
> meantime is
> > to use an old version of Knoppix with 2.4 kernel to write
> CDs, where
> > it works well.
> > Theo Schmidt
> With 2.6.8 kernel and above you can not write cds with
> binaries which has the setuid bit set. Clear the setuid bit
> from cdrecord and/or cdrdao and make sure your user has write
> permission to the cdwriter device under /dev.