what is cdrecord doing?

Denis Leroy denis at poolshark.org
Wed Nov 8 23:21:50 UTC 2006

Jeff Vian wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-11-08 at 12:07 -0600, Michael Hennebry wrote:
>> I used cdrecord to burn a DVD.
>> It seems to have worked, but the output confuses me.
>> The last line is:
>> Track 01: Total bytes read/written: 399360/614400 (300 sectors).
> That would be almost 700mb, which is the typical max size for a CD.  You
> are after all using cdrecord which is designed with CDs in mind.
> Why not use growisofs (cli) or use k3b (gui) to burn the dvd.  Both are
> designed for that.

or brasero (gnome)

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