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Date:      Sun, 25 Jan 2009 16:34:46 -0800
From:      Gary Kline <kline@thought.org>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        tajudd@gmail.com, perryh@pluto.rain.com, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: how to create a DVD backup filesystem?
Message-ID:  <20090126003446.GA38834@thought.org>
In-Reply-To: <20090125031843.51f47ee3.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 03:18:43AM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Jan 2009 17:56:33 -0800, Gary Kline <kline@thought.org> wrote:
> > 	Now that I have 
> > 
> > 	cdr.iso:            ISO 9660 CD-ROM filesystem data 'CDROM 
> > 	642848 -rw-r--r--   1 kline  wheel  657922048 Jan 24 15:34 cdr.iso
> > 
> > 	what is the safest command to use to burn to 1. a CD, and 2. a
> > 	DVD?  Since `file' says that cdr.iso is a filesystem, I'm
> > 	assuming that I don't need to grow or newfs anything on the disc.
> 
> You're right. It is a pre-mastered file system that just needs to be
> recorded onto a media. The size 657922048 indicates that it would fit
> onto a regular CD-R.
> 
> 
> 
> > 	cdrdao seems like more toward audio, so i'm guessing that it's
> > 	either cdrecord or burncd.  I'll share my shell script once it
> > 	works on both media.
> 
> Yes, both will work, and yes, cdrdao is better for audio or mixed
> forms (allthough it can burn data ISO, too, but I don't know how,
> out of the box). :-)
> 
> You may follow my examples from Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 02:53:46 +0100.
> 
> I'm a lazy guy, so I've setup the following aliases in /etc/csh.cshrc:
> 
> 	alias	burndata	'cdrecord dev=1,0,0 speed=16 -v -eject -tao -data'
> 	alias	burnaudio	'cdrecord dev=1,0,0 speed=16 -v -eject -dao -audio'
> 	alias	burntoc		'cdrdao write --driver generic-mmc-raw --device 1,0,0 --speed 16 --eject'
> 
> And I've got a shell script "burndvd" in ~/bin (included in $PATH):
> 
> 	#!/bin/sh
> 
> 	if [ "$1" = "" ]; then
> 	        echo "$0 <iso>"
> 	        exit 1
> 	fi
> 
> 	if [ ! -f "$1" ]; then
> 	        echo "$0: cannot open $1"
> 	        exit 1
> 	fi
> 
> 	growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/dvd=$1
> 	cdcontrol eject
> 
> I know this is *very* lazy stuff, but it works, and I never change
> a running system. :-)
> 
> 
> 

	Yo! thanks!   

	:-)


> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Polytropon
> From Magdeburg, Germany
> Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
> Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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