k3b incorrectly identifies scsi r/w drive as read-only -- how
oliver-forward at charter.net
Fri Mar 24 20:26:25 UTC 2006
On Friday 24 March 2006 12:12, you wrote:
> On 3/24/06, Oliver Iberien <oliver.iberien at charter.net> wrote:
> > I've got my Plextor PX-W4012S SCSI R/W drive recognized by k3b by adding
> > ALL ALL = NOPASSWD: /sbin/camcontrol devlist
> > to sudoers and starting k3b with sudo. Unfortunately, k3b has the idea
> > that
> > this is read-only. In "Setup Devices" there is no way to remove a device
> > from
> > the "readonly" heading and place it under "writer drives," and none of
> > the options except for the cdrao editor are editable. Attempting to
> > change the driver crashes the program.
> > k3b must be reading this from somewhere, but where? The drive is r,w is
> > fstab.
> I don't have access to my laptop (where I recently dealt with this), but
> /etc/devfs.conf (i think) has places where you can set the permission to
> devices. I believe I did 0666 (read/write to all) for acd0, cdrom0, pass0,
> and perhaps 1 other. After that (and manually setting perms to
> /dev/<list>) I was able to use k3b without being root.
I had done that. I can access the drive, but it is still not being correctly
recognized as a writer.
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