LFS 6 Boot CD - 2nd round

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Fri Sep 17 11:39:09 PDT 2004


Kevin P. Fleming wrote:

> Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
>
>> Why would an LFS build cd need to be able to write audio CD's?  This
>> isn't even a concern for LFS, since why would a basic LFS system need to
>> write audio cds?  This is an issue that could be handled by BLFS, i.e.,
>> 'you want to write an audio cd? Get this patch.' Very similar to, 'you
>> want to use this filesystem? Get this patch.
>
>
> I think you misunderstood Alexander's point, and that's probably due 
> to the fact that he buried it at the end of a message about the boot CD.
>
> His point is valid: we are preparing to release LFS-6.0, and the book 
> will contain instructions for installing the 2.6.8.1 kernel, which has 
> a known problem for (nearly) everyone who wants to burn CDs (audio or 
> otherwise). However, there is no later kernel available yet, so we 
> have to go with what we have.
>
WRONG!

The problem ONLY occurs burning audio CD's as a non-root user, and only 
to IDE cd burners :)  If you burn as root, you're fine.  If you burn 
data, you're fine.  Also, isn't this the problem that was fixed with the 
2.6.8.1 release?

-J-




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