On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 07:35:24AM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote: > "Crist J. Clark" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > Looking at the dmesg(1) from the last boot, > > > > # fgrep cd0 /var/run/dmesg.boot > > acd0: CDROM <CRD-8400B/1.06> at ata1-master UDMA33 > > > > Makes me think the system is not recognizing the device as CDRW, > > only CDROM. > > You're right, and that's the key point to start from. > Don't worry about ATAPI/CAM; it won't be used by burncd, and won't > work any better than direct ATAPI drivers if the device isn't > recognized as a CDRW. > > The funny thing is (unless I recall incorrectly, which is possible > before my first cup of coffee for the day), the ID string is provided > by the device itself. And I just looked it up; CRD-8400B is > definitely a CDROM. So I don't think the OS is confused; if anything, > the device itself is what's confused. > > Just to doublecheck: are you really sure you haven't changed the drive > since the last time you burned a CD?
Nope, haven't changed the drive. Went and had a look at the front and it's got "CD/RW" on the "disc" symbol on the front of the tray. But going back to some old dmesg(1) from this same box when the buring worked back in 4.x, FreeBSD 4.11-STABLE #1: Sun Jun 19 00:18:37 PDT 2005 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/var/tmp/tmp_cjc/obj/usr/src/sys/GOKU [snip] acd0: CDROM <CRD-8400B> at ata1-master PIO4 Hmmmm... -- Crist J. Clark | [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"