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Re: cdrecord & cdwriter

but i am talking of 2.4.22 kernel

Martin Fluch wrote:

> > P.S. I use the kernel 2.6.8-1-386 version 2.6.8-4
> There is some issue with the kernel and cdwriting. The only
> infromation I have about this is from k3b.org (in the news section):
>      "Do not use Kernel 2.6.8
>      A patch that was introduced into the kernel shortly before the 2.6.8
>      release makes K3b and also the dvd+rw-tools unusable on Linux (unless
>      run as root but that is not recommended). The very important GET
>      CONFIGURATION MMC command is rejected by the kernel for reasons I
>      cannot see and writing commands like MODE SELECT also fail (K3b cannot
>      detect CD writers without it) even when the device is opened O_RDWR.
>      Until this issue has been solved I strongly recommend to stick to
>      kernel version 2.6.7.
>      Update: The kernel guys are currently fixing the problem so the next
>      kernel release should work again. :)
>      Update 2: The problem is NOT fixed in
>      Update 3: Be aware that kernel 2.6.8 also contains the memory leak
>      which makes it impossible to write audio cds, even as root."
> I myself had no problem using k3b with 2.6.9 and 2.6.7 kernels (and k3b
> uses cdrecord to burn CDs).
> - Martin
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