Re: cdrecord: problem in auto-formatting blank DVD+RW
Giulio Orsero <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >So there is no problem _inside_ cdrecord!
> >Your problem is either caused by rotten media or by a problem in the
> >formware of your drive.
> >Cdrecord uses the official method to check for maiden DVD+RW media.
> I don't know what method cdrecord uses, what I'm saysing is that
> dvd+rw-mediainfo correctly detects when a DVD+RW is maiden, while cdrecord
> seems to fail to do it.
Cdrecord uses the official methos by reading the disk status.
> If I read you correctly you're saying that cdrecord uses the
> correct/official method and fails to detect a maiden dvd+rw due to medium/fw
> problems, while dvd+rw-mediainfo uses a non-standard method and succeeds. If
> this is the case I think cdrecord would benefit in using the
> "non-standard"/working method together with the official one, in order to
> work-around problematic firmwares.
> Is there a quick way to test if cdrecord thinks a dvd+rw is maiden or not,
> without issuing a format or write command? Ie, is there a command like
> "-atip" or similar which will prints out if the dvd+rw is maiden?
Could you please check cdrtools-2.01.01a21 with the medium that is not
detected as "maiden"?
Please call "cdrecord -minfo" and report the result for the "maiden" medium.
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