Creating an Audio only DVD from several CD's

JD jd1008 at
Tue Aug 10 23:08:31 UTC 2010

  On 08/10/2010 03:33 PM, linux at wrote:
>>> So I managed to write a DVD-A on a DVD+RW with the following steps:
>>> dvda-author -o DVD -g *.wav
>>> mkisofs -o image.iso -sort sort.txt -udf DVD
>>> growisofs -Z /dev/sr0=image.iso
>>> I followed the howto on:
>>> I do not have the mkisofs patch applied and used the sort file from
>>> that howto.
>>> And on my Denon DVD-1920, an explicit SACD and DVD-A player, it plays
>>> fine.
>>> However, I cannot mount the so-created DVD-A using mount -t udf
>>> /dev/sr0 /mnt/udf; it gives me an "unknown filesystem" error.
>>> Regards,
>>> Gabriel
>> Hi Gabriel,
>> Did you try to mount it with -t iso9660  instead of udf?
> In fact, that worked. I had set the option "auto" in my /etc/fstab and
> mount without the "-t" option recognized the udf filesystem on the
> DVD-A and gave an "unknown filesystem error. The command "mount -t
> iso9660" as well as giving the filesystem type option iso9660 in the
> /etc/fstab-file works fine.
> How to play a DVD-A on the linux computer remains yet a mistery to me,
> however. Hope we'll find out soon.
> Gabriel
I received a reply from a developer of dvda-author:
I had remarked:
 > I have not been able to play the resulting DVD
 > with any of the Linux media players.
 > They just do not seem to recognize it.
And Fabrice replied:
On 08/07/2010 12:27 PM, fabrni at wrote:
> hi
> the spec file is in the package, and discs do not play on media 
> players currently, this is normal behavior.
> Fab

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