sysutils/k3b and burncd(8)

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Wed Sep 15 05:55:29 PDT 2004

On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 14:32:08 +0200
Simon Barner <barner at> wrote:

> Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> > Hello!
> > 
> > The k3b application seems unable to use FreeBSD's burncd(8) utility to
> > burn on IDE CD/DVD devices. It supports many other burning back-ends, so
> > adding it should not be too difficult, but I don't want to duplicate the
> > work.
> > 
> > Is anyone working on it? At the moment one can only use k3b to create an
> > image and then burn it from command line...
> I don't know whether adding support for burncd makes too much sense,
> since you always can add atapicam support to your kernel and use k3b's
> cdrecord backend...

With the exception that the cam support must be reworked for each k3b
version and/or FreeBSD change in cam aria.

On 5.3-BETA{2,3,4} it doesn't get my Plextor PX-708 write speed right.
I've haven't have the time to see if it's a change in bsd or in k3b.

Unregistered ;) FreeBSD "user"
5.3-BETA4 - try `sysctl debug.witness_watch=0`
and prepare to fly :-)

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