Problems burning DVD-RW

christian c47g at
Fri Nov 28 15:22:40 UTC 2014

Hi Rolf!

On 28.11.2014 10:43, Rolf Nielsen wrote:
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> On 2014-11-27 18:21, christian wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Every once a while I'd like to burn a DVD-RW. It works as long as
>> I'm using fresh (blank) DVD-RW media. But if I want to overwrite a
>> non-blank one then I get the following output:
> <...>
>> Thanks for your help, Christian.
> DVD-RW media need to be blanked if they were previously written to.
> Try something like this:
> cdrecord -v dev=4,0,0 blank=fast
> before the actual recording.
> If the above doesn't work, try blank=all instead of blank=fast.
That did the trick! Thanks for you help!


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