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Re: has K3B been abandoned?





--- On Wed, 11/26/08, Konrad Karl <kk_konrad gmx at> wrote:

> From: Konrad Karl <kk_konrad gmx at>
> Subject: Re: has K3B been abandoned?
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2008, 7:58 PM
> > 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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how does one do that...command line

bash>hal-disable-polling or

bash>hal -disable-polling


      


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