Symptoms: Upgraded to Fedora Core 2 and/or linux kernel 2.6 or better. CD recording to IDE CD's using cdrecord is now broken. CDs burn fine, but throw I/O Error at the end of the CD. An md5sum never quite matches, and a dd back to disk results in an
Fixes: Add -dao flag (very important for burning
Amazingly, google has a hard time answering this question, so I'm dumping this in to see if I can help grease the skids.
Notable non-fixes: downloading the "real" cdrecord package from Mr. Schilling's website. Probably any usenet or mailing list discussion about cdrecord, they all seem to fall back to arguments about Mr. Schilling's strongly held opinions. Asking google (which in this case is poisoned by the above arguments).
I can't tell if the strongly held opinions are valid or not, they just were unhelpful to my personal situation. And I'm not sure I care... I had some