Subject: Re: burning DVDs?
To: Mark Weinem <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/21/2005 18:58:17
In message <20050821224204.GB21@vigor10.my.domain>, 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, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb