K3B not recognizing sony dvd writer
lovell.mcilwain at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 18:49:08 UTC 2007
On Nov 13, 2007, at 1:25 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Nov 2007, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>> Lovell Mcilwain wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I am having an issue where I can't get K3B to see my Sony DVD
>>> When I start it, it promptly tells me that there isn't a writing
>>> System = Dell C800 Laptop
>>> OS = Fedora 7
>>> K3B = 0:1.0.3-2
>>> Sony DVD Writer Model = DRX-810UL
>>> Note: The DVD Writer is connected to the laptop through a very old 5
>>> port hub
>>> I have ran "cdrecord -scanbus" on the command line and got the
>>> 0,0,0 0) *
>>> 0,1,0 1) 'TEAC ' 'CD-224E ' '3.7C' Removable CD-ROM
>>> 2,0,0 200) 'SONY ' 'DVD RW DRU-710A ' 'BY01' Removable CD-ROM
>>> 2,1,0 201) *
>>> I have also tried 3 other burning programs Gnome CD Creator,
>>> and Brasero and all of those gave me errors when trying to burn a
>>> cd/dvd. They recognized the DVD Rom but all gave different errors
>>> trying to write.
>>> Has anyone run into this type of an issue or can offer some advice?
>> Dumb question - did you run the k3b configuration option? You may
>> have to add the device to k3b's list. It will display the list of
>> devices k3b knows about.
No I didn't run the K3B configuration option, I didn't know such a
thing existed. I will try to run it when I get home later tonight and
see if that gives me any luck.
> coincidentally, i just plugged in my external sony DRU-820A, then
> installed k3b on my relatively fresh f8 install, and k3b saw the
> device immediately. so i don't think k3b needs to be "told" about the
> device. at least not on this gateway laptop.
Prior to upgrading to F7 from FC6 I didn't have to tell K3B about this
device, it found the device without me needing to do anything.
> Robert P. J. Day
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