Best way to upgrade to T2

Bryan W. Headley bwheadley at earthlink.net
Mon Sep 20 17:30:12 UTC 2004


Mark Haney wrote:

>On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 13:10, Phil Schaffner wrote:
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>>>Okay here's the $20 question how do I write an ISO to a CD-RW without
>>>destroying the CD?
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>>Not sure I understand the question.  Writing to a CD-RW should never
>>destroy it.  Are you having problems erasing the CD-RWs before reuse?
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>>        cdrecord -v blank=all -eject dev=0,1,0
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>>Works-for-me.  Your dev may (will) vary, may be able to get away with
>>"fast" rather than "all".  GUI approach works also.
>>
>>Phil
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>Actually, and I'm embarrassed to say this, but I've never used CD-RW's
>with linux.  Not that I never wanted to, but always had another way of
>getting data from one location to another, scp, ftp, etc.  Any thing I
>needed to burn was usually permanent data, so I always used CD-R's for
>it.
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Ah, well, first erase the CD (assuming you've gathered a supply of RWs 
somewhere), Then record new iso image..

    cdrecord dev=whomever blank=all






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