Subject: Re: burning DVDs?
To: Mark Weinem <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/22/2005 07:52:21
In message <20050822074917.GB13462@vigor10.my.domain>, Mark Weinem writes:
>On Sun, 21 Aug 2005, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> We have a stack of blank 8x Maxell DVD-Rs. The burner is rated at 4x,
>> so it looked to me like it should work
>You can never be sure about that. Especially with an "old" burner and
>a - maybe - ancient firmeware. Media compatibility is in my
>opinion the biggest problem with CD/DVD Burning.
>But could also be a problem of Windows or the burning software. If the
>computer has a second CD or DVD drive, you could test this with a Linux or
I intend to -- that's one of the reasons I just asked about DVD-burning
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb