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Re: Are RWs a problem?



On Wednesday 15 March 2006 15:16, Scot L. Harris wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-15 at 15:11 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > I haven't used RW disks for ages, but since I wanted to experiment a bit,
> > it seemed sensible.  I put a CD-RW into k3b (FC4) and it erased it
> > happily, but I can't get it to burn to the disk at all.  I'm just getting
> > messages like
> >
> > Error trying to open /dev/hdd exclusively ... retrying in 1 second.
> > /usr/bin/cdrecord: Device or resource busy. Cannot open '/dev/hdd'.
> > Cannot open SCSI driver.
> >
> > I did the same batch of files onto a CD-R without any problem at all.
> >
> > Is this a known problem?
>
> Sounds like something has the device mounted already.  Check the mount
> table:  df -vh
>
> and make sure the device is not mounted.  Then try k3b again.

That was the first thing I checked.  And, as I said, k3b wrote to a CD-R 
immediately afterwards.

Anne

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