[CentOS] CD burning issues & questions
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sun Jan 4 14:46:34 UTC 2009
On Sunday 04 January 2009 14:23:55 Lanny Marcus wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 8:31 AM, Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com>
> > On Sunday 04 January 2009 11:50:55 Lanny Marcus 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
> >> >> > I struggled with this, trying as many ways as I could think of, and
> >> >> > eventually thought it must be impossible. Then a couple of days
> >> >> > ago I desperately needed a CD, and I'd run out of blanks. I put a
> >> >> > CD-RW into the drive on a box where I hadn't used k3b before. K3b
> >> >> > opened up with a tip-of-the-day - and miracle of miracles, it asked
> >> >> > if I knew that I didn't need to erase the CD-RW as k3b could do it
> >> >> > on the fly. I'd nothing to lose, so I asked it to burn the iso. It
> >> >> > asked if I wanted it to blank the disc and use it. I got a clean,
> >> >> > verified burn, and used the CD-RW to do an install!
> >From reading that, I think that you did not unmount the media, before
> that. Am I correct?
No. Perhaps I did not make it clear. I did not allow the disk to be mounted.
The tip opened up when k3b recognised the disk, which has nothing to do with
mounting. If you can't avoid mounting the disk, then you must umount it
before attempting to use it with k3b.
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