Still having problems burning DVDs

Jose Garcia Juanino jjuanino at
Sat Dec 29 15:36:05 PST 2007

El sábado 29 de diciembre a las 23:41:34 CET, Andrew Falanga escribió:
> Ok,
> Thanks to the help of earlier posts (a couple of weeks ago), using
> "kldload atapicam" now allows for the scsi ioctls on my IDE CD/DVD
> burner.
> However, when I do the following:
> growisofs -Z /dev/cd0 -dvd-video /usr/local/dvds/whereisGod1.iso
> I get this output:
> Executing 'mkisofs -dvd-video /usr/local/dvds/whereisGod1.iso | builtin_dd 
> of=/dev/pass0 obs=32k seek=0'
> mkisofs: Value too large to be stored in data type. 
> File /usr/local/dvds/whereisGod1.iso is too large - ignoring
> mkisofs: Unable to make a DVD-Video image.
> :-( write failed: Input/output error
> Now, what is causing this?  The command I'm using is right off of the handbook 
> for creating DVD video:  
> And the size of this file is:
> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  4317872128 Nov 21 16:30 whereisGod1.iso
> That's slightly smaller than the 4.7 gb that the DVD+R says it will hold.  
> Please keep in mind that this iso file I've made is from doing:
> cp /dev/acd0 /usr/local/dvds/whereisGod1.iso

I think it should be:

dd if=/dev/acd0 of=/usr/local/dvds/whereisGod1.iso bs=2048

Check whether the output of "file whereisGod1.iso" is "ISO 9660 CD-ROM
filesystem data" or similar.

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