Which software for backing data up to DVDs ?

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 17:14:27 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 11:41 AM, Robert G. (Doc) Savage
<dsavage at peaknet.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 10:37 -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 10:24 AM, Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> None of my code ended up in the rewrite but the --test and --disk-start
>> options were my ideas.
>> I'm not sure if I did something wrong but when I tried to use it to
>> backup my pictures I ended up a disc short. I had ~21GB to backup on 5
>> discs and only 4 were burned. Like I said, I'm not sure if it's a bug
>> or something I did so I'm very interested in your results.
> Richard,
> I sent James a very long epistle detailing the problems I encountered.
> --test didn't work for me, and my indicated 14-disc set ended up burning
> only 13. I had to reduce the DVD+R size in the .ini file from 4.377G to
> 4.365G to avoid overflow. I thought that might increase the disc count,
> but it didn't.

Looks like it wasn't just me then. I'll take a look as the code and
see if it is something I can figure out.


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