SUMMARY: cdrecord

From: Helen Petropoulos <>
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 18:51:01 EDT
Many, many thanks to the people who replied:

David Foster
Rainer Heilke
Vincent McIntyre
Justin Stringfellow
Buddy Lumpkin
Dennis Martens
Charles Homan
James Vandevegt

There appears to be a problem with cdrecord and IDE drives on a sun and
the consensus is that it's sun's problem and not one that Jurg can readily
fix for cdrecord. 

Following several people's advice, we installed Sun's cdrw which comes
from the supplemental software cd and we have used it in conjunction with
mkisofs using the following commands:

mkisofs -J -r -L -V name-of-volume -o name-of-iso.iso name-of-dir
cdrw -i -v -d /dev/rdsk/c0t2d0s2 -p speed name-of-iso.iso

We've successfully burned a couple of CDs so far and it appears to be

On Mon, 29 Jul 2002, Helen Petropoulos wrote:

> Hello,
> Does anyone use the Solaris version of cdrecord to write to CD-RW's on an
> ide drive?  Any info on this or other recommended programs would be
> appreciated.
> We're running Solaris 2.8 patched on an Ultra 10.
> Thanks,
> Helen
> --
> Helen Petropoulos
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