Many thanks go to the readers of this HOWTO, who contributed actively to its contents. As I don't had access to a CD-writer myself for several years, reports about real live setups and experience have always been of great value to me.
helped to improve the handling of newer kernels
How to write audio CDs directly from MP3.
hint about dis-/reconnect disabled by default in the ncr driver
good arguments for dropping cdwrite from the HOWTO
major cleanup of syntax and spelling
fixed adapter spelling problems
noted the problem in 4.9.
noticed the need of a recent version of mount to utilize the loopback device
contributed hint about writing audio CDs
pointer to kernel patch to read Joliet CD-ROMs
information and experience about writing audio CDs
URL of the mkhybrid tool
helped to develop the recipe on 1:1 copies.
information about IDE CD-R and newer kernel versions
Reported problem with pre-initialized writers when booting via loadlin.
many informations about cdrecord
gave information about the cdwrite-mailinglist
tested writing of an ext2 CD-ROM (see 4.4)
had the idea to put non-ISO-9660 filesystems on a CD
suggested using defective CD-ROMs as coasters for drinks
Futhermore, I would like to thank the following people for reporting spelling mistakes: Bartosz Maruszewski <B.Maruszewski@zsmeie.torun.pl>, Alessandro Rubini <email@example.com>, Ian Stirling <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Brian H. Toby.
End of the Linux CD-Writing HOWTO. (You can stop reading here.)