[nSLUG] 1. cdrecord & DVDs? 2. init in *ubuntu
budman85 at eastlink.ca
Thu Apr 3 10:03:56 ADT 2008
> The disk sounds like it is a dual layer disk but your drive *may* only
> be a single layer which means it will only burn up to 4.4 gig so be
> careful before you start burning. Do you have a gui or are you CLI only?
> if you have a gui, install K3B and it will check the drive and tell you
> what it can burn.
K3B is thee best burner interface. I used to use cmd line tools
(cdrdao, cdrecord, mkisofs, etc), it uses them all, and does an
Unless you have a dual-layer DVD writer, then stick with 4.4GB. Also,
I get hardly zero coasters using DVD-R,
however, they are slower, 15min per 4GB, instead of the 8min per 4GB for
DVD+R (lots of coasters).
In recent releases of cdrtools (cdrecord), they change the access
interface. I have both SCSI and IDE burners, so you may need to specify
ATAPI: in your device option.
Also, not all systems use 0,0,0 as a device, check what device it is:
for IDE drives:
cdrecord -scanbus dev=ATAPI
1,0,0 100) 'HL-DT-ST' 'DVDRAM GSA-4163B' 'A104' Removable CD-ROM
for SCSI drives:
1,4,0 104) 'HP ' 'CD-Writer+ 9200 ' '1.0c' Removable CD-ROM
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