Burning CDs on FreeBSD 7.2
materribile at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 15 17:58:23 UTC 2010
I have several systems, one on 5.4 and two on 7.2 . I keep the 5.4 system because every time I upgrade something breaks and cannot be fixed without (apparently) weeks of effort. I *am* trying to get off it.
Now: my 5.4 system is down until I replace some hardware. In the meantime I need to burn about forty data CDs. I've been using burncd on 5.4 but when I try it on 7.2 the drive and process lock up during the fixate step. Clearing them requires a reboot.
Does anyone have advice, pointers, etc.? If you point me to pseudo-SCSI, please give me pointers to all parts of the solution, since the various man pages don't have proper links to each other. (Hint to man page authors: the SEE ALSO entries are very important, and you must consider ALL levels, from other apps to the system calls used.)
Thank you for your help.
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