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Bug 60658 - CD-R(and W) UDF write support ( packet writing )
Summary: CD-R(and W) UDF write support ( packet writing )
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
: 82727 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-03-04 12:05 UTC by David Balažic
Modified: 2008-08-01 16:22 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:39:24 UTC

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Description David Balažic 2002-03-04 12:05:28 UTC
Can please have read/write support for CD-RW discs ?
The thing known as "use the CD as a floppy".

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-03-04 12:47:19 UTC
Both the 7.2/7.1 errata kernels as the beta kernels have UDF r/w support enabled

Comment 2 David Balažic 2002-03-04 13:00:47 UTC
mount -t udf -w /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom

gives an error. What am I doing wrong ?

Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2002-03-04 13:03:13 UTC
which error ?

Comment 4 David Balažic 2002-03-05 09:04:29 UTC
the error is :
mount: block device /dev/cdrom is write-protected but explicit '-w' flag given

It is the same if /dev/cdrom points to /dev/hdc,
or if I boot with the hdc=ide-scsi option and
/dev/cdrom points to /dev/scd0

( didn't you get my private mail ? )

Comment 5 Jay Turner 2002-03-21 02:11:01 UTC
Are you still seeing this error with Beta 2?

Comment 6 David Balažic 2002-03-23 15:08:52 UTC
yes, it is the same in beta2

Comment 7 David Balažic 2002-03-27 09:47:09 UTC
And it is the same in beta3.
I dont think this will work without the packet writing driver, which is NOT 
part of the kernel, at least it wasn't when I submitted this RFE.

Comment 8 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-19 16:57:04 UTC
*** Bug 82727 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 9 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:39:24 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older releases, 
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