Which software for backing data up to DVDs ?
linuxguy123 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 14:57:36 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 15:37 -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 12:14 PM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> > Richard
> Ok, here is the new and improved script. This patch has not yet been
> accepted by the author but it should work for you.
> Summary of changes:
> - Burns the correct number of discs (needed a disc_num - 1 because
> lists start at 0, not 1)
> - Now defaults to not spewing all the file names, use -v or --verbose
> if you want to see it.
> - Spits out how many files will be written to each disk
> - "--test" redirects device to /dev/null, but still goes through all
> the motions including generating the iso files.
> If you've already burned your files, just burn disc 1 over since
> that's the one it was skipping.
> Let me know if you have any issues.
Ready to burn disc 1/4.
The disc capacity of the disc in /dev/sr0 (BD ROM BC-5500A) is 4.38G.
growisofs -Z /dev/sr0 -speed=16 -use-the-force-luke=notray
-use-the-force-luke=tty -V DiscSpan1 -A DiscSpan -p Unknown -iso-level
4 -l -r -hide-rr-moved -J -joliet-long -graft-points
Executing 'mkisofs -V DiscSpan1 -A DiscSpan -p Unknown -iso-level 4 -l
-r -hide-rr-moved -J -joliet-long -graft-points
-path-list /tmp/tmpOKxvoj.discspanlist | builtin_dd of=/dev/sr0 obs=32k
Warning: Creating ISO-9660:1999 (version 2) filesystem.
Warning: ISO-9660 filenames longer than 31 may cause buffer overflows in
genisoimage: No such file or directory. Invalid node -
'33B6018B5B284AA3487EA8F5BB393C6E/ka_prepostroll.sol=/media/%/brenda/Documents and Settings/Server Server/Application Data/Macromedia/Flash Player/#SharedObjects/EF6WTTFH/affiliate.kickapps.com/kickapps/flash/premium_drop_v3.swf;jsessionid=33B6018B5B284AA3487EA8F5BB393C6E/ka_prepostroll.sol'.
:-( write failed: Input/output error
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