First thing I'd suspect is that your drive is a read-only, write-only,
but no rewrite, so that means it's unable to blank RW medium.

The 'DVDR' and CDDVDW both indicate a write once kind of mindset.

does the bezel on the drive itself say rewrite anywhere?


On 8/14/09, Fernando Apesteguía <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to get my CD drive to work without so much success.
> Reading is fine, but when I try to burn a CD I get errors in dmesg.
> Using cdrecord -blank=fast dev=3,0,0 I get:
> [...]
> Using generic SCSI-3/mmc   CD-ROM driver (mmc_cd).
> Driver flags   : MMC-3 SWABAUDIO BURNFREE
> Supported modes: TAO PACKET SAO SAO/R96P SAO/R96R RAW/R16 RAW/R96P RAW/R96R
> Starting to write CD/DVD at speed 18 in real BLANK mode for single session.
> Last chance to quit, starting real write    0 seconds. Operation starts.
> This drive or media does not support the 'BLANK media' command
> cdrecord: Cannot blank disk, aborting.
> cdrecord: Some drives do not support all blank types.
> cdrecord: Try again with cdrecord blank=all.
> And dmesg shows:
> acd0: FAILURE - READ_BUFFER ILLEGAL REQUEST asc=0x24 ascq=0x00
> acd0: FAILURE - MODE_SELECT_BIG ILLEGAL REQUEST asc=0x26 ascq=0x00
> Using burncd blank I get:
> burncd: ioctl(CDRIOCBLANK): Input/output error
> and in dmesg:
> acd0: FAILURE - BLANK_CMD ILLEGAL REQUEST asc=0x30 ascq=0x05
> The drive works perfectly with other OS, so I don't think the hardware
> is the problem.
> The device is identified as:
> acd0: DVDR <TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-H653N/0208> at ata3-master SATA150
> I have scbus, atapicd and atapicam in my kernel configuration.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance.
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