what is cdrecord doing?

Michael Hennebry hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu
Sat Nov 11 19:35:48 UTC 2006

On Fri, 10 Nov 2006, Tony Nelson wrote:

> At 9:43 AM -0600 11/10/06, Michael Hennebry wrote:
> >Could someone tell me what this line means:
> >Track 01: Total bytes read/written: 399360/614400 (300 sectors).
> It means that the program read about 400 KB and wrote about 600 KB, which
> is 300 2 KB sectors on a CD, to track 1.  This is less than 700 MB.


Is there a reason, possibly specific to DVDs,
that the numbers are not the same?
They were when I was burning CDs.

Mike   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
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