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Re: cdrecord suddenly doesn't allow burning


Joris Huizer (<joris_huizer@yahoo.com>) wrote:

> I've got this problem, the cdrecord allways worked for
> me but now suddenly there are permission problems
> jorishuizer@debian:~$ cdrecord -v -eject -force
> blank=all speed=1 dev=0,0,0 cd_image
> /usr/bin/cdrecord: /usr/bin/cdrecord: Permission
> denied
> jorishuizer@debian:~$ cdrecord -scanbus
>                          /usr/bin/cdrecord:
> /usr/bin/cdrecord: Permission denied
> I think this started after I installed SANE but I
> don't have any idea why that could be related;
> It seems I'm in the right group for this:
> jorishuizer@debian:~$ ls -lh  /usr/bin/cdrecord
> -rws--x---    1 root     cdrom         142 Jul 10
> 14:16 /usr/bin/cdrecord
> jorishuizer@debian:~$ groups
> jorishuizer cdrom audio src video
> Can anybody tell me what to do to make cd writing
> possible again (for normal users) ?

Did you check the permissions for the device files /dev/scd* and
/dev/sg*? They should be owned by root.cdrom and be read-writable by
owner and group.

best regards
        Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen
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Registered Linux User #267976

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