Bug 194031 - Plextor - cdrecord: Operation not permitted. Cannot send SCSI cmd via ioctl
Plextor - cdrecord: Operation not permitted. Cannot send SCSI cmd via ioctl
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cdrtools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2006-06-05 02:12 EDT by Rouquier Philippe
Modified: 2008-05-06 11:58 EDT (History)
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Description Rouquier Philippe 2006-06-05 02:12:24 EDT
Description of problem:

When trying to burn a CD as a regular user on my external drive (Plextor
USB/Firewire drive), cdrecord fails and errors out:
"cdrecord: Operation not permitted. Cannot send SCSI cmd via ioctl"

- As root, no problem. Everything goes fine.
- I don't run into this problem with my internal cdwriter (at least with
cdrecord). Everything is fine with it, even for a regular user. 
- that happens whatever the action (blank, write) or the argument -dev=/dev/scd0
or -dev=3,0,0

This bug reminds me of the bug I'm still running into with cdrdao.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01.01a03-dvd (I didn't test with other version)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
See above
Actual results:
See above
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2006-06-06 03:06:46 EDT
Problem with Plextor ioctl commands.
Comment 2 Rouquier Philippe 2006-06-06 03:22:59 EDT
Is it fixable ?
Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2006-06-06 04:00:45 EDT
yes in the kernel... you may also try the "driver=generic-mmc" option.
Comment 4 Rouquier Philippe 2006-06-06 05:28:34 EDT
Great thanks.
Comment 5 Joachim Selke 2006-08-22 10:41:05 EDT
I think this bug is a duplicate of bug #179862.
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 23:01:53 EDT
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 11:58:36 EDT
This bug is open for a Fedora version that is no longer maintained and
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