FC3 can no longer successfully burn CDs]

Fulko Hew fhew3 at cogeco.ca
Sun Jan 16 16:51:13 UTC 2005


Alan Cox wrote:

>On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 11:19:44AM -0500, Fulko Hew wrote:
>
>> 1/ The timer on the screensaver does not work.
>>    - Time values < 20 minutes are obeyed.
>>    - Time values >20 minutes always results in a timeout of 20 minutes.
>>
>
>Do you have a BIOS set 20 minute display timeout floating around too by
>any chance ?
>

My BIOS has no 'apparent' options.  Actually it has very few options.  :-(

>> iii/  A good burn (when read) will read extra data past the sixe of the
>>       original ISO written (15 x 2048 bytes)
>>
>
>Thats correct behaviour. The end of a CD is very low accuracy only.
>

OK.  But (in my nievity) doesn't that make it difficult to 'dup' CDs?

ie. you couldn't do a:   dd if=/dev/cdrom of=test.iso bs=2048





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