[nSLUG] 1. cdrecord & DVDs? 2. init in *ubuntu

Joe Dunn me at joedunn.com
Thu Apr 3 09:02:36 ADT 2008


actually i use mkisofs -r -o <directory>/filename.iso * and then the
cdrecord to backup my system, just like you say below.

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 2:20 AM, Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:

>
> > Toss on the -dao flag when you burn the dvd, example below, at least
> that is
> > what I do.
> >
> > cdrecord -v dev=0,0,0 -dao DVDINQUESTION.iso
>
> Okay, Joe, looking at the manpage again, that would appear to be the
> recommended practice for burning an entire DVD video disk image that
> you've ripped or downloaded. Is that what you're doing in your
> example?
>
> I'm thinking of doing mkisofs on my ~/ file hierarchy and burning that
> to DVD instead of CD.  That would allow me to do a complete backup of
> ~/* without any compression or other messing about. (The box for the
> new drive says "Up to 8.5G on one disk", which is in excess of my
> needs.)
>
> In any case, it looks like I can just put in the disk and the medium
> will be detected.
>
>
> Thanks,
> - Mike
>
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