Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 597034
Unable to erase a CR-RW - no permission to open the device.
Last modified: 2016-11-30 19:29:21 EST
Description of problem: When trying to erase a CD-RW the following error shows:
"cdrecord has no permission to open the device."
"Sorry, no error handling yet."
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert used CD-RW
2. Click the "Format" icon
3. Leave default values for "format and erase" window
(speed: auto, writing mode: auto, settings: quick format)
4. Click "Start"
5. Message as per description.
/var/log/messages is showing 6 entries with the same timestamp:
May 28 10:35:23 mithrandir kernel: VFS: busy inodes on changed media or resized disk sr0
Note: I was able to blank the disc with a different app (Brasero) so I dont' think the media is at fault.
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Thanks for the report
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Can you please try to reproduce it with the most recent version of k3b (2.0.2)?
(In reply to comment #4)
> Can you please try to reproduce it with the most recent version of k3b (2.0.2)?
Seems to be working :)
Will close the bug.