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Burn CD in Lucid

So I was hit by this brasero bug. No way to burn a CD on any of my Lucid computers. gnomebaker is not working either. Hmm.

If found a workaround in andrew.46’s tutorial on ubuntuforums:

  1. Get your CD drive(s) information:
    $ sudo cdrdao scanbus
    Cdrdao version 1.2.2 - (C) Andreas Mueller <andreas@daneb.de>
      SCSI interface library - (C) Joerg Schilling
      Paranoia DAE library - (C) Monty
    Check http://cdrdao.sourceforge.net/drives.html#dt for current driver tables.
    Using libscg version 'ubuntu-0.8ubuntu1'
    0,1,0 : PIONEER , DVD-RW DVR-K16RS, 1.35

    Please read Andrew’s tutorial for the details.

  2. Create a /etc/cdrdao.conf file
    $ sudo touch /etc/cdrdao.conf
  3. Edit the file to place the following:
    #---- cdrdao.conf ----#
    write_buffers: 128
    write_device: "0,1,0"
    write_driver: "generic-mmc"
    read_device: "0,1,0"
    read_driver: "generic-mmc"
    read_paranoia_mode: 3
    write_speed: 8

    The write_device and read_device lines should match your own drive(s) specification(s). I only have one. The other parameters are explained in Adrew’s post.

  4. Start copying and burning the CD
    $ sudo cdrdao copy

    When necessary, cdrdao will prompt you to remove the original CD and insert a blank one in the drive.

  5. All done!

I do not know when this bug will be fixed, when the appropriate packages will hit the repositories, but in the mean time, I’m not left without any burning option.. Many thanks Andrew :)


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