k3b hardware detection

Andrea Venturoli ml.diespammer at netfence.it
Sun Feb 5 14:27:42 PST 2006

Fabian Keil wrote:

> Just a guess, but maybe the drive reports false capabilities
> which are then checked by k3b.
> You could try cdrecord's prcap option to see if the drive
> advertises it self as a writer.
> Fabian

Guess it does:

Drive capabilities, per MMC page 2A:

   Does read CD-R media
   Does write CD-R media
   Does read CD-RW media
   Does write CD-RW media
   Does not read DVD-ROM media
   Does not read DVD-R media
   Does not write DVD-R media
   Does not read DVD-RAM media
   Does not write DVD-RAM media
   Does support test writing

  bye & Thanks

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