CD burning no longer working

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Sat Nov 5 16:23:31 GMT 2005

David Fleck <david.fleck at> wrote:

> System: FreeBSD 4.9-RELEASE-p11
> dmesg:
> acd0: <MSI CD-RW MS-8348/V140D> CD-RW drive at ata1 as master
> acd0: read 689KB/s (6032KB/s) write 344KB/s (8273KB/s), 2048KB
> buffer, PIO4 acd0: Reads: CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA stream, packet
> acd0: Writes: CD-R, CD-RW, test write, burnproof
> acd0: Audio: play, 255 volume levels
> acd0: Mechanism: ejectable tray, unlocked
> acd0: Medium: no/blank disc
> The system has a CD-RW device which has, in the past, worked fine.
> Trying to burn an .iso right now, however, and getting the following
> behavior:
>   # burncd -f /dev/acd0c data /misc/backup_assemble/backup051105.iso
> fixate next writeable LBA 0
>   writing from file /misc/backup_assemble/backup051105.iso size
> 408480 KB written this track 1472 KB (0%) total 1472 KB
>   only wrote -1 of 32768 bytes err=5
>   fixating CD, please wait..
>   burncd: ioctl(CDRIOCFIXATE): Input/output error
> while the kernel complains:
>   Nov  5 09:15:10 grond /kernel: acd0: WRITE_BIG - MEDIUM ERROR
> asc=0x02 ascq=0x00 error=0x00 Nov  5 09:15:10 grond /kernel: acd0:
> CLOSE_TRACK/SESSION - ILLEGAL REQUEST asc=0x72 ascq=0x04 error=0x00
> Same behavior with 2 different CDs.
> Used to work, now it doesn't, so I'm tempted to blame the hardware.
> But does anyone have any more specific ideas of what might be going
> on here?

I never used burncd, but "/dev/acd0c" looks strange to me.

The device is "/dev/acd0" and even the man page says
"burncd -f /dev/acd0 data file1 fixate".

However you might want to give cdrecord a try to see if it works.

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