Can't burn cds

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Fri Jul 27 15:19:43 UTC 2007

--On Friday, July 27, 2007 04:54:18 +0000 Pollywog 
<lists-fbsd at> wrote:

> On Friday 27 July 2007 02:38:31 Paul Schmehl wrote:
>> --On July 27, 2007 2:07:47 AM +0000 Pollywog <lists-fbsd at>
>> wrote:
>> > 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.
> Well don't feel that way yet because I might be wrong and it might be
> something else that is causing the problem you are having.   :)

Turns out that wasn't the solution.  I had to kldload atapicam for it to 
work.  Thanks, though.  You reminded me to never forget the simple things.

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

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