bsd at elkins.org
Sun Feb 8 19:26:56 PST 2004
On Sunday 08 February 2004 6:46 pm, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Jeff Elkins <bsd at elkins.org> writes:
> > On Sunday 08 February 2004 2:38 pm, r.w.h wrote:
> > > Hello iam somewhat new to freebsd.
> > > i come to findout that cdrecord does not work with ide cdrws under
> > > freebsd.
> > >
> > > my question is seein how i have such a hard time with burncd.
> > > is thier a frontend kinda like gcombust handles cdrecord.
> > > someone said try cdbakeoven but iam seein it uses kde and i don't have
> > > kde installed on this box.
> > >
> > > basicly i have always had a problem with using burncd from the cmd
> > > line.
> > >
> > > thanks for any help.
> > Go to the handbook and read: 12.5.9 Using the ATAPI/CAM Driver
> > Once you recompile your kernel with cam support, you'll be able to use
> > cdrecord with ATAPI devices. It works fine here.
> Although if burncd isn't working, it's likely that the same problem
> will affect cdrecord. Trying cdrecord instead is trying to attack the
> symptoms rather than the actual problem.
I must have missed burncd being broken for this user. I read the post as
coming from someone who understood cdrecord, but had problems learning/using
burncd. I'm a FreeBSD newbie also, and didn't even take the time to look at
burncd. By enabling the cam driver I'm able to use cdrecord which I'm quite
Just trying to help :)
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