Problems with "burncd" - cannot mount result on unix or windows
pauls at utdallas.edu
Fri Mar 23 15:58:19 UTC 2007
--On Friday, March 23, 2007 08:50:08 +0200 Jonathan McKeown
<jonathan at hst.org.za> wrote:
> Just as a further point of reference, I also found that -s max caused the
> DVD+RW drive in my laptop (6.1), and the CD writer in my desktop PC at
> home (5.4), to make shiny coasters. Setting an actual speed worked fine,
> except for a further odd problem on the DVD+RW laptop drive.
I've never tried -s, so I can't speak to that.
> burncd data image.iso
> works fine, but
> burncd data image.iso fixate
> causes an I/O error at the fixate stage - exactly as though the drive (or
> utiliy, or OS) has memorised the fact that the drive contains a blank CD
> and continues to treat it as empty media even after writing to it.
I have *never* had this problem with burncd. I always burn like this:
burncd -ef /dev/acd1 data file.iso fixate
I have burned a *bunch* of cds, and I've never once had a problem doing
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas
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