Problems with "burncd" - cannot mount result on unix or windows

Tore Lund toreld at
Thu Mar 22 22:35:14 UTC 2007

UCTC Sysadmin wrote:
> Using a Sony CRX850E slimline CD burner / DVD reader
> FreeBSD 6.1
> I write a single file to the CD and say "-fixate"; the command shows the progress of writing
> and then finishes with no error message. Trying to then mount that CD on FreeBSD says "unrecognizable"
> and on windows says "maybe disk is blank."

Care to show us the command you are using and what sort of "file" you
are writing?  In any case, drop the hyphen before "fixate".

> Is burncd broken?

No, it isn't.  I burn CDs with this command:

    burncd -f /dev/acd0 data cd.iso fixate


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