cdrecord Problem: Cannot ...Bytes on /dev/zero
Under Debian, https://packages.debian.org/search?suite=default§ion=all&arch=any&searchon=names&keywords=cdrecordcdrecord version 1.10a18 was compiled with
kernel version 2.4.x which has some incompatibilities with kernel
version 2.2.x, resulting in an error in trying to mmap on
The typical scenario is:
# cdrecord -dummy -v dev=2,0,0 -data test.iso
Cdrecord 1.10a18 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)
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TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM
cdrecord: Invalid argument.
Cannot get mmap for 4198400 Bytes on /dev/zero.
# mkisofs -r cdr/ | cdrecord speed=8 dev =0,1,0 tsize=281056s -data -
Cdrecord 1.10a18 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2001 Jorg Schilling
cdrecord: Invalid argument. Cannot get mmap for 4198400 Bytes on /dev/zero.
The solution is simply to recompile it:
Alternatively, install an older version of cdrecord that might be
available on your machine in the archive of downloads:
$ wajig install /var/cache/apt/archive/cdrecord_3%3a1.9-1_i386.deb
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