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Re: has K3B been abandoned?



> K3b is a piece of work...
> I have 2 CD/DVD burner drives
> Plextor $120+
> Sony $50
> Fedora doesn't like the Plextor...I guess
> after downloading F10 for 9.5 hours, I tried to burn a ISO-DVD.
> The simplest operation?
> I wasted 4 blanks making 3 final copies that haved been checked to be good!.
> The Plextor would get an error and then hang K3B
> I'd kill it with kill -9 and then the drive would be locked up and even hung the eject command.
> I had to reboot to open the drive. Sometimes I have to reboot to do a second operation!
> and even once the "bring things back" facility had the #$%& thing running again.
> OH YES! an old error reported forever
> When making an ISO DVD, the verify write facility still doesn't work
> even on the Sony drive. It says "couldn't find a DVD to verify.
> Make things easy: if there is an error:
> 
> (1) release the drive announcing ithat the DVD is no longer blank!
> (2) eject the DVD
> (3) terminate all processes and subprocesses that stay running(i.e. die and go away)
> (4) work on the program some more.

try hal-disable-polling to prevent hal from messing with the drive
while burning. 

Konrad


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