For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. It is happening because you are not root. Cannot open SCSI driver! Same error happens when I login as root and really, I want to use wodim so I can learn to use the terminal to do my tasks. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

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I have the CD in the drive, and it appears that all of the symbolic links are pointing where they should be, and the kernel recognized my CD-RW drive.

cdrecord: Cannot open ‘/dev/pg*’

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use ccrecord the website is subject to these policies. The root account is essential to access system resources.

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For possible targets try ‘wodim –devices’ or ‘wodim -scanbus’. Cannot open SCSI driver!

– “wodim: Permission denied. Cannot open SCSI driver!” how to solve? – Ask Ubuntu

By changing wodim to search devices at that place resolved the problem. Or make your user part of ‘cdrom’ group and relogin and try wodim. Future versions of wodim may have different drive dependent defaults. Can anyone advice me? You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications.

Thomas Schmitt 3 5. Device was not specified. There’s a warning in the code to this effect, though it seems to be disabled: The root account is not essential to record a CD. Using the same device driver for all access to the cd device should allow for appropriate locking to prevent concurrent access. Trying to find an appropriate drive Saikat Banerjee banskt-saikat wrote on Marco Kern enkl4ve wrote on Installed on 57 days ago InstallationMedia: No such file or directory.

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Drive capabilities, per MMC-3 page 2A: Rolf Leggewie r0lf wrote on You will be prompted for administrator password and then the process will start.

Also read the output of ‘dmesg’ command to find whether cdrom drivers get detected.

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wodim “Cannot open SCSI driver!”

You are not using recent original software but something that is unmaintained since May cdrecprd Earth bound to Helios Distribution: Want to know which application is best for the job? The time now is Linux Mint 17 Qiana based on Ubuntu By lnux our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Schily schilling-fokus wrote on Apologies for the late response, I just got back from abroad.

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