Problem with burncd
freebsd at edvax.de
Tue Jun 9 21:25:53 UTC 2009
On Tue, 9 Jun 2009 16:31:10 -0400, Carmel <Carmel_NY at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I just installed FreeBSD-7.2. I attempted to burn a CD; however,
> when the burn completes, I receive this message:
> burncd: ioctl(CDRIOCFIXATE); Input/output error.
> This is the command line:
> # burncd -ev -s max fixate data notes.txt
As far as I know, the command should be like
# burncd -ev -s max data notes.txt fixate
I don't know if the order matters. Furthermore: You know that
you are recording notes.txt directly onto the CD and omitting
the ISO-9660 filesystem?
> Now, if I do not use the 'fixate' command, no error message is
> displayed; however, the CD is not readable.
Yes, it is not fixated.
> I have no idea what the
> problem is. I have used brand new CD disks that work fine on my Windows
I had similar problems with burncd a long while ago, and I dropped
it completely in favour of SCSI / CAM based tools.
> Is there a better CD-Burner program that I could use instead?
There is. Install cdrecord and / or cdrdao for CDs, and growisofs
for DVDs. Loat atapicam kernel module. Use it. Be happy. :-)
>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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