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Re: blank DVDs are not mounted on FC6



At 4:28 PM -0400 7/28/07, Gene Heskett wrote:
 ...
>>cdrecord: Cannot allocate memory. WARNING: Cannot do mlockall(2).
>>cdrecord: WARNING: This causes a high risk for buffer underruns.
>>cdrecord: Operation not permitted. WARNING: Cannot set RR-scheduler
>>cdrecord: Permission denied. WARNING: Cannot set priority using
>> setpriority(). cdrecord: WARNING: This causes a high risk for buffer
>> underruns.
 ...
>>cdrecord: Cannot load media with this drive!
>>cdrecord: Try to load media by hand.
>>cdrecord: Cannot load media.
 ...
>Known problem.  Unknown is why the hell it persists, release after release
>when the fix is so simple.  The memory per process limit imposed is to fix a
>runaway process so it can't take the machine clear down.  That's very rare,
>and you will normally get a pretty good trace pointing fingers at the guilty
>item so IT can be reported and hopefully fixed ASAP.  Unforch, the default
>buffer size k3b asks for exceeds this limit by about 50 times.  While
>burning, it uses a considerable amount of memory for the write cache.
>
>The fix?  Put this line in at the bottom of the file in your ~/.bashrc
>
>ulimit -l unlimited
>
>End of problem.

That should take care of the /warning/ about mlockall(2), but it won't help
with the /error/ "Cannot load media".  WAG: I wonder if starting with the
tray open would help?
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