cdrecord hangs hen accessing the drive

Polytropon freebsd at
Sat Apr 5 14:09:32 UTC 2014

On Sat, 5 Apr 2014 14:22:45 +0200, CeDeROM wrote:
> Hello :-)
> I have noted a problem with accessing the optical disk recorders with
> cdrecord - it gets stuck at start and cannot be killed (-9), probably
> at the device access/detect stage. Any hints welcome :-)

You could try to forcedly detach it from the SCSI bus by
using "camcontrol stop <bus:tar:lun>". Maybe resetting the
bus also helps. It will then maybe be possible to kill the
cdrecord process from another terminal. See "man camcontrol"
for details.

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