[nSLUG] 1. cdrecord & DVDs? 2. init in *ubuntu
htheriault at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 10:29:16 ADT 2008
Seconded on k3B being the best gui burner. If you're running X, it's
worth installing the kde base libraries just for k3B :)
On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 10:03 AM, Rich <budman85 at eastlink.ca> wrote:
> Daryl wrote:
> > 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
> excellent job.
> 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.
> ie. ATAPI:1,2,0
> 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:
> cdrecord -scanbus
> 1,4,0 104) 'HP ' 'CD-Writer+ 9200 ' '1.0c' Removable CD-ROM
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