[CentOS] Using cdrecord on CentOS
heller at deepsoft.com
Sun Apr 12 13:20:28 UTC 2009
At Sun, 12 Apr 2009 13:49:03 +0200 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> I'd like to use cdrecord on the command line. I'm currently reading the
> relevant chapter in Carla Schroder's "Linux Cookbook". Unfortunately,
> some of the tricks and hints included in the book don't seem to work the
> same way on a standard CentOS 5 install.
> 1) Am I supposed to be root to use cdrecord and burn an .iso file?
Yes and no. Depends on the permissions of the recording device's /dev/
file. Probably recomended that you run as root. This also allows for
near real time scheduling.
> 2) How do I specify a device? 'cdrecord -scanbus' doesn't seem to work.
> Say my CD burner is /dev/hdc, would 'cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc' be the
> correct way to address it?
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