l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2003 Mar 04 17:22

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] Burning CD's in Linux
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] Burning CD's in Linux

begin Robert G. Scofield <rscofield@afes.com> 
> I'm trying to get my CDRW to work under Linux.  I'm following some directions 
> from the CD Write How To, and from another website.  I'm at the point where I 
> am supposed to type "cdrecord -scanbus."  I get this error message when I do:
> "cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open '/dev/pg*'. Cannot open SCSI 
> driver.
> cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'. Make sure you are 
> root."
> I do not have a /dev/pg, whatever that is.  Does anyone know what this error 
> message means?
/dev/pg* (i think) are device files for parallel port ATAPI devices.

what kind of burner do you have?

> Also, isn't there an easier program one can use to burn CD's with?

cdrecord is, imho, the easiest.  even easier than the windows software
i've seen out there, like nero.


First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you,
then you win. -- Gandhi, being prophetic about Linux.

Fingerprint: B9F1 6CF3 47C4 7CD8 D33E 70A9 A3B9 1945 67EA 951D
vox-tech mailing list

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
O'Reilly and Associates
For numerous book donations.