burncd syntax for burning dvd ???

David Kelly dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Sun Jun 12 20:34:46 GMT 2005

On Jun 12, 2005, at 6:36 AM, Peder Blom wrote:

> On Sun, 12 Jun 2005 12:08:21 +0200 (CEST)
> "P.U.Kruppa" <root at pukruppa.de> wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I created an .iso file from a dvd by
>>      # dd if=/dev/acd0 of=dvd.iso bs=2048

In the future I suggest using readcd from the cdrtools port. It does  
a bit better handling end of device and recognizing multisession.

>> Now I would like to burn dvd.iso on a fresh dvd+rw medium.
>> Could someone be so nice and give me the correct command line for
>> this - seems I am too stupid to understand the man pages :-( .
>> Thanks,
>> Uli.
> The FreeBSD Handbook (eg. at www.freebsd.org) has detailed  
> instructions
> on how to burn different kinds of dvd:s. See chapter "16.7 Creating  
> and
> Using Optical Media".

Months ago I went down this same path and simply couldn't get burncd  
to write my DVD. Then considered how the Handbook demonstrates using  
growisofs I put 2 + 2 together and realized burncd probably isn't  
fully ready for DVDs.

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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