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Fri Jul 21 11:56:07 UTC 2006
"gs_stoller at juno.com" <gs_stoller at juno.com> writes:
> I tried to use burncd on my FreeBSD 6.1 system and it failed.
> The command I typed is:
> burncd -t -v -f /dev/acd0 ISO9660 file-name
> and I got the error message "no data format selected". I thought the
> "ISO9660" was the data format. What is the data format?
"data" is easiest choice in this case.
> to burn a CDROM ? Probably the man page should give samples,
> highlighting the data format.
It does, in fact. If your "file-name" were file1, then the first
example in the manual would be exactly what you would need to type.
> All the man page examples wrote to the default device and still
> included it in the command line. You should write to a non-default
> CDROM device, and for at least 1 default CDROM device example, don't
> have the device designation in the command.
Sounds reasonable. Go ahead and submit it.
Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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