Subject: Re: DVD+-RW in-kernel write support - it partially EXIST
To: None <>
From: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/11/2004 09:46:51 (Wojciech Puchar) writes:
> 3) you won't be able to eject media. it you try to force it with eject
> command it makes things worse.
> just read first block with dd if=/dev/rcd1d bs=2k count=1 of=/dev/null
> or any other command that will read data. this will force all
> unwritten block to be written.
> now you can eject disc.

Maybe eject(1) needs to do a fsync(); or sync();sync(); ?

Or is the issue the buffers inside the dvd writer itself?  I had
assumed those buffers flush themselves continuously on an "as
bandwidth is available" basis.

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht      
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