CD/DVD burning page

shirish shirishag75 at
Tue Jan 27 04:06:41 UTC 2009

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On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 03:35, Gilbert Mendoza <gmendoza at> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:08 AM, shirish <shirishag75 at> wrote:
>> AFAICT wodim seems to be the drop-in replacement for cdrecord.
>> Should we redo the command-line burning part using wodim for
>> documentation or what?
> I believe the documentation should be changed to reference wodim,
> genisoimage, etc... of the cdrkit codebase.  cdrecord and mkisofs are
> both symlinks to the new binaries anyway.

Hi Gilbert,
     Thank you for getting back so fast. I made some (perhaps drastic)
changes to the page. Please take a look at the same.

> Also, the process can be made a little easier, as you can reference
> the device by name rather than scsi descriptions.  e.g. dev=/dev/sdb

I dunno how do you get /dev/sdb I don't see the same in my dmesg.

[    4.772415] ata2.00: ATAPI: LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1633S, BS0S, max UDMA/66
[    4.772506] ata2.00: limited to UDMA/33 due to 40-wire cable
[    4.788375] ata2.00: configured for UDMA/33
[    4.788692] scsi 0:0:0:0: Direct-Access     ATA      SAMSUNG
SP0802N  TK10 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
[    4.790001] scsi 1:0:0:0: CD-ROM            LITE-ON  DVDRW
SOHW-1633S BS0S PQ: 0 ANSI: 5

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