Creating an Audio only DVD from several CD's

JD jd1008 at
Tue Aug 10 23:19:18 UTC 2010

  On 08/10/2010 04:07 PM, Rick Stevens wrote:
> 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.
> Unless your computer's DVD drive supports DVD-A, you're stuck.  The
> drive must support DVD-A internally.  The audio on DVD-A is not the
> same as the audio tracks on a DVD.  Totally different beast (different,
> lossless encoders used, higher bitrates, etc.).  It's similar to trying
> to play an SACD on a non-SACD-compatible drive.
> AFAIK, there are very few internal DVD-A drives available.  You could
> wire your Denon into the line inputs of your sound card, but I'm sure
> you thought of that.
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That is really sad!
I had hoped to pack several CD's per DVD so I could play them
in my car's dvd player.
OK, so my next attempt is to create an mp3 dvd - but oh.. wait!
my car's dvd player is not mp3 capable either.

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