formatting a DVD+RW

Xian ian at
Thu Feb 10 13:47:13 PST 2005

I am trying to format a DVD+RW as I gather this kind of DVD needs. I tried 
growisofs and it told me:

 * DVD±RW/-RAM format utility by <appro at>, version 4.10.
 :-( unable to open("/dev/acd0"): Inappropriate ioctl for device

I then tried

 burncd format dvd+rw

but that that just sat there for a few hours and did nothing. It didn't do any 
progress reporting like the man page said.

I'm stumped now. Does anyone have any ideas?
Thanks in advance.

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