[clug] Blank CD-R Disc

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Mon Jul 3 05:27:13 UTC 2017

On Mon, 3 Jul 2017 01:45:06 +1000
"Bryan Kilgallin \(iiNet\) via linux" <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> I have a laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. To back up, I ran "deja-dup", 
> whose folder contents are 568.9 GB. And I inserted a new CD-ROM disk, 
> specified thus.
> {Benq
> Up to 52 X
> CD-R 700 MB}
> Then two windows launched:
> "Blank CD-R Disk"; and
> "Unable to mount Blank CD-R Disk: Location is already mounted".
> I tried to format it using CD/DVD Creator.
> Resulting in "Error formatting volume";
> "Error wiping device: Command-line `wipefs -a "/dev/sr0"' exited with 
> non-zero exit status 1: wipefs: error: /dev/sr0: probing
> initialisation failed: Read-only file system
>   (udisks-error-quark, 0)"!

I get this all the time, just dismiss the dialog and proceed with your
burning software.


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