blanking DVD+RW

Marc Fonvieille blackend at
Thu Aug 18 15:40:17 GMT 2005

On Thu, Aug 18, 2005 at 11:24:15AM -0400, Claudio Discepola wrote:
> Hi Marc,
>   Thanks for the quick reply.  I notice for DVD-RW it is possible to
> return its "Disc status" to "blank" by running:
> "cdrecord -v dev=0,0,0 blank=all"
> This command doesn't work for DVD+RW however. So I guess it is never
> possible to return a +RW to its original 'blank' status?

It seems to be the case, even if you try to force a formatting operation
(which should be avoided).


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