how to use cdrecord

Jerry gesbbb at
Sun Mar 14 13:17:40 UTC 2010

On Sun, 14 Mar 2010 20:48:22 +0800
Aiza Aiza <aiza21 at> articulated:

> Erik Trulsson wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 11:47:35AM +0800, Aiza wrote:
> >> Chris Hill wrote:
> >>> On Sun, 14 Mar 2010, Aiza wrote:
> >>>> tried cdrecord -v speed=2 dev=acd0 blank=fast
> >>>> gives this error "Open by devname not supported on this OS.
> >>>>
> >>>> What device am i to use?
> >>> cdrecord wants to see your ATA burner as a SCSI device, so you'd
> >>> use cdrecord dev=1,0,0 ...
> >>> The numbers after dev= depend on where your burner is; find it
> >>> using cdrecord -scanbus
> >> cdrecord -scanbus gives a error. Invalid argument. Camiocommand
> >> ioctl failed, can not open scsi driver
> > Do you have that atapicam(4) kernel module loaded?  If not load it.
> No I do not. how do i do this?

Add this to your /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/GENERIC file: (or what ever you
have named it)

device          atapicam

You then have to rebuild your kernel. You would probably be best
served by reading up on how to update FreeBSD. Starting at this URL
would be a good idea:

Post back here if you need further information. 

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