Subject: Re: burning DVDs?
To: Mark Weinem <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/21/2005 18:58:17
In message <>, Mark Weinem writes:
>On Sat, 20 Aug 2005, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
>> Yeah, the firmware [...] claims to support
>> 16x DVD-R and the media 8x (according to dvd+rw-mediainfo).
>But that only works for media really tested with the drive (and
>supported from the firmware). If the firmware supports your 8x media you
>will get 8x burning speed (possibly even higher speed!). With no media
>support you will get 4x or maybe only 2x burning speed.
>DVD-Burning is about firmware, media quality and media

I'm confused -- is the media speed readable by the drive?  My son is 
having problems (on a Windows machine) with some disks that *should* be 
compatible, but Windows refuses to touch them.  

		--Steven M. Bellovin,