Subject: Re: CD Writer failure
To: SUNAGAWA Keiki <>
From: Dave Burgess <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/12/2001 22:12:53
> Hi Dave,
> Dave Burgess <> wrote:
> Dave> I put in a CD I had already written to, and the system
> Dave> seemed to like it just fine.
> Hmm it's vary strange.
> Dave> It's almost like a disklabel problem - with a label on
> Dave> the disk, I think I can write, but without something
> Dave> already on the disk, it fails.
> Well, I have no idea what's going on here, but rebuilding
> cdrecord with SONY_DEBUG defined in cdrecord/drv_sony.c
> would help some?

Not really - SONY_DEBUG has been defined for the last 20 or 30 

I'm willing to bet that it is a problem in the 'fake' disklabel
in the kernel is either bogus or the OS is not handling the 
CD ROM correctly.  When the disk has a real 'available' amount, 
or when the CD-ROM has no room left (as in a pressed CD) the
system processes the request correctly.

I've been looking at the kernel code, but I'm not familiar
enoght with the code yet to be able to tell what should be