Bug 440289 - Cannot use DVD-RW to record
Summary: Cannot use DVD-RW to record
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Aristeu Rozanski
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-04-02 17:13 UTC by Thiago Galesi
Modified: 2009-01-09 07:45 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-01-09 07:45:38 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Result of lshw (21.39 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-02 17:13 UTC, Thiago Galesi
no flags Details
Result of dmesg (29.52 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-02 17:14 UTC, Thiago Galesi
no flags Details
Result of lsusb -vvv (14.08 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-02 18:26 UTC, Thiago Galesi
no flags Details
Result of usbmon trace (73.01 KB, application/octet-stream)
2008-09-02 15:57 UTC, Thiago Galesi
no flags Details

Description Thiago Galesi 2008-04-02 17:13:05 UTC
Description of problem:

Cannot record DVDs using cdrecord, k3b, etc (have not tested with CD-Rs)

(Regular CDs/DVDs are read ok, until I put a blank media)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Put blank media on DVD-drive
2. try to record or scan with cdrecord/k3b/etc

Actual results:

Upon putting a blank media on the drive, dmesg shows the following:

cdrom: This disc doesn't have any tracks I recognize!

sr 4:0:0:0: Device offlined - not ready after error recovery
sr 4:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to offline device
sr 4:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to offline device
sr 4:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to offline device
sr 4:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to offline device

cdrecord -scanbus doesn't work (even as root), strace shows: open("/dev/scd0",
O_RDWR|O_EXCL|O_NONBLOCK|O_LARGEFILE) = -1 ENXIO (No such device or address)

ls -l /dev/scd0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 2008-04-02 13:42 /dev/scd0 -> sr0

ls -l /dev/sr0
brw-rw----+ 1 root disk 11, 0 2008-04-02 13:42 /dev/sr0

$ cat /sys/block/sr0/dev

k3b shows:

$ (K3bDevice::HalConnection) initializing HAL >= 0.5
Mapping udi
to device /dev/sr0
/dev/sr0 resolved to /dev/sr0
(K3bDevice::Device) could not open device /dev/sr0 for reading
                    (No such device or address)
could not open device /dev/sr0 (No such device or address)

Expected results:

cdrecord shows the drive, etc and I'm able to record 

Additional info:

uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain #1 SMP Thu Mar 20 14:47:10 EDT 2008
i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

$ rpm -q hal

relevant lines in dmesg:

scsi 4:0:0:0: CD-ROM            SONY     DVD RW AW-Q170A  1.74 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0
scsi 4:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg1 type 5
sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 48x/48x writer cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20
sr 4:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0

Comment 1 Thiago Galesi 2008-04-02 17:13:05 UTC
Created attachment 300097 [details]
Result of lshw

Comment 2 Thiago Galesi 2008-04-02 17:14:02 UTC
Created attachment 300098 [details]
Result of dmesg

Comment 3 Aristeu Rozanski 2008-04-02 18:15:42 UTC
scsi4 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
scsi 4:0:0:0: CD-ROM            SONY     DVD RW AW-Q170A  1.74 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0

     description: Generic USB device
     product: USB to ATA/ATAPI Bridge
     vendor: JMicron
     physical id: 3
     bus info: usb@1:3
     version: 1.00
     serial: 2222D6D2272A
     capabilities: usb-2.00
     configuration: maxpower=2mA speed=480.0MB/s

Comment 4 Aristeu Rozanski 2008-04-02 18:21:43 UTC
Thiago, please attach the lsusb -vvv output here.

Comment 5 Thiago Galesi 2008-04-02 18:26:09 UTC
Created attachment 300109 [details]
Result of lsusb -vvv 

Also, error 'can't get debug descriptor: Connection timed out' happens when
running lsusb

Comment 6 Chuck Ebbert 2008-04-04 02:08:12 UTC
Dumb question: did it work with a 2.6.23 kernel?

Comment 7 Thiago Galesi 2008-04-04 11:30:42 UTC
The same problems happen with

Comment 8 Thiago Galesi 2008-05-21 17:38:26 UTC
Problem persists with 

Comment 9 Thiago Galesi 2008-09-02 15:57:23 UTC
Created attachment 315568 [details]
Result of usbmon trace

New test, created an usbmon log (this has been created by running k3b)

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Comment 11 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 07:45:38 UTC
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