NO CD/DVD's detected

Denis Leroy denis at
Fri Sep 28 11:07:52 UTC 2007

Mike Chambers wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 08:10 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
>> On Fr September 28 2007, Mike Chambers wrote:
>>> I can see the devices in the kernel messages.  Would this have to do
>>> with cdrecord or something about that, as I thought there were license
>>> problems with that program and therefore is maybe screwing things up?
>> Since Fedora 7, Fedora contains cdrkit instead of cdrecord, the application is 
>> now called wodim (cdrecord is a symlink to wodim) and does not have this 
>> license problems.
> Yes I can see that wodim is installed and the symlinks.  But not sure if
> this is related to my problem or not though.  If it's been this way a
> while, then guess it's something else.  I don't know why k3b won't pick
> up neither of my drives.

What if you run as root ? Do you see a difference between "wodim 
--scanbus" and  "sudo wodim --scanbus" ?

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