TDK DVD Burner

Marc Fonvieille blackend at
Wed Feb 25 02:23:49 PST 2004

On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 08:52:48PM -0500, Dev Tugnait wrote:
> Hi I just bought a new TDK IndiDVD 420N DVD-RW Burner. I booted it and looked at dmesg, it recognizes it as a CDRW
> acd0: CDRW <TDK DVDRW420N> at ata1-master PIO4
> cd0 at ata1 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
> cd0: <TDK DVDRW420N 1.39> Removable CD-ROM SCSI-0 device 
> cd0: 16.000MB/s transfers
> cd0: Attempt to query device size failed: NOT READY, Medium not present
> Im trying to burn a dvd, but i get these errors
> growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/cd0=movie.iso
> :-( unable to CAMGETPASSTHRU for /dev/cd0: Device not configured

Hmm weird.

You ran the command as root, right?
The kernel config has the following lines?:

device ata
device atapicd
device atapicam
device scbus
device cd
device pass

(it seems to be the case according to your boot message)

Try a

dvd+rw-mediainfo /dev/cd0

with a disc in the burner.


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