On Mon, 2008-11-10 at 14:07 +1300, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-11-10 at 10:59 +1300, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> >
> >> I tried to burn a cd(rw) today, and nautilus aborted the burn with error
> >> message "could not write to the disc". This appears to be a group
> >> membership problem, as I could burn it with cdrecord.
> >>
> >> I notice that on Linux you need to be in the "cdrw" or some similar
> >> group before naulilus will let you write cds - is this the same for
> >> FreeBSD? (and, err how does one find out the name of said group?).
> >>

> >
> > See http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/docs/faq2.html#q15 .
> >
> >

>
> Thanks Marcus, however all looks good according to what the faq suggests
> (i.e devices and permissions).
>
> In the meantime I had logged in as root and tried nautilus cd burner
> again, and it worked fine - confirming permissions as the issue.
>
> I enabled nautilus-cd-burner debug and tried yet again logged in as my
> standard user instead of root...and the cd burned fine!... good grief,
> not sure what has "fixed" it - as I have changed no permissions or group
> settings for the user. I guess if it happens again I'll get more info
> given debug is enabled...
>
> Any ideas? be nice to understand what happened...


I do not know.

Joe

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