CD paranoia caused crash

Darrel dlevitch at
Fri Jun 3 21:48:15 GMT 2005

On Fri, 3 Jun 2005, Anthony Philipp wrote:

> Hello again,
> I had previously asked about this issue on the list, and no one
> responded. So after waiting a week or so I am trying again.
> Basically the issue is that I was using abcde to rip a CD, and abcde
> uses CD paranoia to rip the tracks themselves. Anyway I was doing
> this as an unprivileged user which had read access to the drive
> /dev/acd0. After the drive failed to read the CDa few times, the
> machine just rebooted. I was just wondering how this could have
> happened, and how I can prevent it from happening in the future.
> Thanks again in advance,
> Anthony Philipp

>> From /var/log/messages
> ----------
> May 22 13:50:24 lupin kernel: acd0: FAILURE - READ_CD MEDIUM ERROR 
> May 22 13:54:57

? what is the result of
% cat /etc/rc.conf

Were you using a heavyweight window manager; e.g., Gnome?


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