k3b, wodim, or what?

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 22:50:56 UTC 2010


On Fri, 2010-07-02 at 17:01 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> I sometimes backup some data files to dual layer DVD using
> k3b. On fedora 13, I notice that k3b seems to try and use wodim
> by default to do this. On previous versions it used growisofs.

I've had serious problems with growisofs recently, see
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=604459

AFAIK this bug is still open. It may be kernel-related, but for now I'm
staying away from growisofs as wodim works for me on the same hardware.

poc



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