Can't burn cds

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Fri Jul 27 02:38:36 UTC 2007

--On July 27, 2007 2:07:47 AM +0000 Pollywog <lists-fbsd at> 
> I had trouble getting CD burning to work, but the FreeBSD Handbook had
> the  info I needed to get it to work.  I had to modify my fstab and in
> order to  use k3b, I had to mount the CD on the command line first.  It
> won't work if  the CD is not mounted first, it's not as easy as it is in
> Linux, but it  works.
Thanks a lot.  You've made me feel like a complete idiot.  :-)

I'll try it tomorrow, but I'm pretty certain that is precisely what my 
problem was.  The fact that I didn't think of it is rather embarrassing.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas

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