Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 64864
cd recording fails with scsi errors with IDE burner
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
When i attempt to record a cd under red hat 7.3, it will die immediately, before
burning anything to the disc, with scsi errors.
the behavior is evident with cdrecord and cdrdao. I tried both the redhat
distributed builds of these programs and my own old builds from source that i
used under 6.2.
I think this is the same bug as seen on LKML
The problem does not occur every time but has happened several times. Last
night i was able to fix it by playing around with hdparm settings for the drive.
The setting that seemed to matter was using_dma, however I cannot recreate the
I am running ximian gnome. I have disabled the gnome automount stuff.
Problem occurred with the skipjack beta 2 kernel release also. I had strange
problems with my PS/2 mouse locking up under 7.2, fixed them by upgrading the
kernel ONLY to the skipjack kernel. I did not
The setup works flawlessly under red hat 6.2 (i built my own kernel with
ide-scsi support from the red hat kernel source), and under windows 98.
the system is an abit bh6, celeron 1000. the cdrw is a sony, connected to a
promise ultra66 IDE card on its own channel.
dmesg output and error messages from cdrecord are attached.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.run cdrecord or cdrdao on my hardware under red hat 7.3
Actual Results: scsi errors
Expected Results: disc should be burned
Created attachment 57126 [details]
Created attachment 57127 [details]
one thing i did not mention above - i have an rc.local script that sets the
hdparm settings for the drive with:
/sbin/hdparm -c 1 -d 1 -u 1 $1
Same settings work under 6.2.
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