Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 179319
recent rawhide kernels break cdrecord with CD-RW on ATAPI drive
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:24:38 EST
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Description of problem:
The below errors are displayed when running cdrecord to record to CD-RW disks.
CD-R disks are still writable.
cdrecord: OPC failed.
cdrecord: Success. blank unit: scsi sendcmd: no error
CDB: A1 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
status: 0x2 (CHECK CONDITION)
Sense Bytes: 70 00 03 00 00 00 00 0A 00 00 00 00 73 03 00 00
Sense Key: 0x3 Medium Error, Segment 0
Sense Code: 0x73 Qual 0x03 (power calibration area error) Fru 0x0
Sense flags: Blk 0 (not valid)
cmd finished after 0.018s timeout 9600s
cdrecord: Cannot blank disk, aborting.
cdrecord: Some drives do not support all blank types.
cdrecord: Try again with cdrecord blank=all.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.6.15-1.1864_FC5 and 2.6.15-1.1881_FC5 have the problem, FC5T2 release didn't.
Steps to Reproduce:
Install FC5T2 and successfully write to a CD-RW disc. Upgrade the kernel and
observe that it fails.
It's working again now. Not entirely sure whether it's bad hardware that
decided to come good or whether the latest kernel fixed the bug. I've been
unable to reproduce the bug on other machines so suspect the hardware.