how to create a DVD backup filesystem?
kline at thought.org
Sun Jan 25 16:35:09 PST 2009
On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 03:18:43AM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Jan 2009 17:56:33 -0800, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> > Now that I have
> > cdr.iso: ISO 9660 CD-ROM filesystem data 'CDROM
> > 642848 -rw-r--r-- 1 kline wheel 657922048 Jan 24 15:34 cdr.iso
> > what is the safest command to use to burn to 1. a CD, and 2. a
> > DVD? Since `file' says that cdr.iso is a filesystem, I'm
> > assuming that I don't need to grow or newfs anything on the disc.
> You're right. It is a pre-mastered file system that just needs to be
> recorded onto a media. The size 657922048 indicates that it would fit
> onto a regular CD-R.
> > cdrdao seems like more toward audio, so i'm guessing that it's
> > either cdrecord or burncd. I'll share my shell script once it
> > works on both media.
> Yes, both will work, and yes, cdrdao is better for audio or mixed
> forms (allthough it can burn data ISO, too, but I don't know how,
> out of the box). :-)
> You may follow my examples from Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 02:53:46 +0100.
> I'm a lazy guy, so I've setup the following aliases in /etc/csh.cshrc:
> alias burndata 'cdrecord dev=1,0,0 speed=16 -v -eject -tao -data'
> alias burnaudio 'cdrecord dev=1,0,0 speed=16 -v -eject -dao -audio'
> alias burntoc 'cdrdao write --driver generic-mmc-raw --device 1,0,0 --speed 16 --eject'
> And I've got a shell script "burndvd" in ~/bin (included in $PATH):
> if [ "$1" = "" ]; then
> echo "$0 <iso>"
> exit 1
> if [ ! -f "$1" ]; then
> echo "$0: cannot open $1"
> exit 1
> growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/dvd=$1
> cdcontrol eject
> I know this is *very* lazy stuff, but it works, and I never change
> a running system. :-)
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