Subject: Re: DVD drives
To: Castor Fu <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/27/1999 15:41:46
On Tue, 26 Jan 1999, Castor Fu wrote:

: It's not clear that all DVD-ROM's use iso-9660.  There's apparently a
: newer file system format called UDF.  This web page indicates it has some
: advantages over iso-9660 for multisession disks.

UDF exists for CD-ROMs, too.  Just like ISO9660, the filesystem can be
larger than 660MB.

NetBSD doesn't support it yet.  I've been told that Win98 does.

My suggestions for using ISO9660 on DVD-ROMs were to respond to `how to
write DVDs', not necessarily how to read `all' of them.  :)

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.