[CentOS] Problem burning DVD+RW discs

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 02:44:14 UTC 2010

On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 7:21 PM, fred smith
<fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 10:43:07AM -0700, MHR wrote:
>> 2) That said, I have never been able to erase a rewritable disc with
>> K3B.  It always errors out because it claims the disc is in use (well,
>> yeah, it's mounted!).  The last time this happened (a few days ago), I
>> extracted the erasure command from K3B's log and created a shell
>> script to do the job, complete with umount.  That works just fine.
>> (I'm open to K3B suggestions that would be more convenient here -
>> hint, hint.... :-)
> What you need to do is: before letting K3B try to erase the dvd/rw is to
> manually umount the volume, then k3b will work fine. (as root, type in
> "mount", figure out which one is the volume in question, then issue
> a "umount <mountpoint>" still as root.)

Or just right-click the icon and select "Unmount"....

Shell scripts work fine, too.



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