DVD burning question

Marc Fonvieille blackend at freebsd.org
Sat Apr 9 02:26:04 PDT 2005

On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 02:01:00PM +0930, Tim Aslat wrote:
> Hi All,
> Hopefully this is the right forum for this question, if not I apologise
> in advance.
> I'm trying to create a security application using FreeBSD as the base
> OS, with a combination of other open source software, a video capture
> card (Hauppauge PVR-350) and a couple of DVD burners.
> The people I'm developing it for want me to re-build it to enable
> on-the-fly burning of the captured video stream, instead of capturing
> to HDD then transcoding, etc. I'm not entirely sure this is possible,
> and would like to know other people's experiences or suggestions.

You should use the same thing as some DVD video recoders: use of DVD+RW
Indeed it's possible to append data to an initial data session on a
DVD+RW without the pain of multisession or UDF.  The result will not be
a DVD-Video but a data DVD with MPEG/whatever streams/files.

Have a look at the DVD+RW part of


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