Subject: Re: burning DVDs?
To: Mark Weinem <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/22/2005 07:52:21
In message <>, 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
>FreeBSD LiveCD.
I intend to -- that's one of the reasons I just asked about DVD-burning 

		--Steven M. Bellovin,