use CD burner on thinkpad x300

Polytropon freebsd at
Mon Mar 28 21:39:18 UTC 2011

On Mon, 28 Mar 2011 21:48:37 +0200, Alokat <mailing at> wrote:
> Hi,
> how can I use the CD burner on my Thinkpad x300?
> If I start Brasero I just get "Please replace the disc with a supported 
> CD or DVD".
> I have added atapicam_load="YES" to /boot/loader.conf but it doesn't 
> work ....

Did you already try "low level" diagnostics, i. e. checking
the output of "camcontrol devlist" and try to burn a CD or
DVD using growisofs / cdrecord / cdrdao? This should tell
you if you're fighting a nonfunctioning CD burner or just
a lazy application. :-)

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