Re: Unable to find growisofs executable . . .
On 2010-05-06, Albretch Mueller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am using knoppix 5.1.1 based on kernel version 2.6.19 (resembking
> kubuntu dapper):
> $ dmesg | grep "Linux version"
> Linux version 2.6.19 (root@Knoppix) (gcc version 4.1.2 20061028
> (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-19)) #7 SMP PREEMPT Sun Dec 17 22:01:07 CET
> and I recently installed a DVD burner, model: LiteOn iHAS424-98 Y
> $ dmesg | grep DVD
> hda: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-H42N, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
> hda: ATAPI 48X DVD-ROM DVD-R-RAM CD-R/RW drive, 2048kB Cache
> the LiteOn DVD burner I installed as a SATA device. However it
> somehow shows as an hda one apparently sharing the same device as the
> IDE CD/DVD-ROM combo that I had. Why is that?
> I have also noticed errors/warnings
> $ sudo k3b
> ERROR: Communication problem with k3b, it probably crashed.
> $ Error: "/var/tmp/kdecache-knoppix" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
> Link points to "/var/tmp/kdecache-root"
> Error: "/tmp/kde-knoppix" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
> Link points to "/tmp/kde-root"
> Error: "/tmp/ksocket-knoppix" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
> Link points to "/tmp/ksocket-root"
> which you avoid by starting k3b as kde superuser
> $ sudo k3b
> however you get errors complaining about an "growisofs executable" ...
> System configuration problems:
> Unable to find growisofs executable
> K3b uses growisofs to actually write dvds. Without growisofs you won't
> be able to write dvds. Make sure to install at least version 5.10.
> Solution: Install the dvd+rw-tools package.
> How can I troubleshoot all of that/use my DVD burner?
> Thank you
The apt-file command (from the package of the same name) will help:
~$ apt-file search /bin/growisofs
Alternativley, use the search forms at http://packages.debian.org.
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