Subject: Re: burning DVDs?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Geert Hendrickx <email@example.com>
Date: 08/24/2005 14:13:02
On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 07:52:21AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> 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
> >FreeBSD LiveCD.
> I intend to -- that's one of the reasons I just asked about DVD-burning
Btw, shouldn't some cd/dvd burning program be included in NetBSD's base
system? FreeBSD has one (/usr/sbin/burncd), and it works well.