What dvd writers are Fedora compatible?

Joel Jaeggli joelja at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Sun Aug 8 03:00:16 UTC 2004


On Sat, 7 Aug 2004, Roger wrote:

> I have an LG DVD writer, but havent been able to reliabily do data backups
>
> I have like 4GB data to backup daily and I make 1 single big tar that then 
> convert to iso file

iso format doesn't support files larger than 2GB.

> Should I split the tar in smaller files ?

yes!

> can anyone pls post the mkisofs and cdrecord command lines that you are 
> using, or the script file you use for data backup for DVD ?
>
> also I noticed that while Linux is burning the DVD I cant access the samba 
> shares. after the DVD is finished burning I get all working back.
>
> I am using 2 HD mounted as master on each controler with software RAID1 
> configuration and the DVD is mounted as slave with one of the disks
>
> thanks for any help
>
> Anand Buddhdev wrote:
>
>> Gerry Tool wrote:
>> 
>>> I am thinking about buying an internal dvd writer and want it to be 
>>> useable in Fedora.  What makes/models have people successfully used?
>> 
>> 
>> I personally like the LG writer. It handles both +/- formats, as well as 
>> DVD-RAM. Highly recommended.
>> 
>> 
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>
>

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