[CentOS] CD burning issues & questions

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Sun Jan 4 13:57:04 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 7:57 AM, Kay Diederichs
<kay.diederichs at uni-konstanz.de> wrote:
> Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 3:25 AM, Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> On Saturday 03 January 2009 22:22:52 Lanny Marcus wrote:
>>>>>> I do have an issue with k3b (CentOS 5.2, 32 bit), but nothing grave. I
>>>>>> cannot erase CD-RW media with k3b, most or all of the time. I ran into
>>> That's what I found.  If you find it works the same way as I saw, we should
>>> file a bug report.
> I've seen this as well. I believe it happens because >KDE (I guess GNOME
> would do the same) detects the disc, mounts it and >opens a konqueror

Yes. I use GNOME. KDE is also installed, but it is very rare that I use KDE>
> The workaround is to
> a) wait until the fileviewer window comes up,
> b) close theat window
> c) unmount the disc (right-click on desktop icon)
> d) make sure it's no longer mounted, by saying "mount" in a shell window
> and inspecting the output carefully
> e) only then start k3b.
> works for me.

Fred Smith mentioned unmounting the drive. I will try that and see if
that works for me.

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