Re: problems writing a large file to DVD+R Double Layer disk
Kish Shen <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi JÃ¶rg,
> Again, thanks for your reply!
> On Monday 02 April 2007 16:43, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > Kish Shen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > mkisofs Ã¢??-R Ã¢??-q Ã¢??-printÃ¢??size /master/tree
> > Why do you belkieve there is a -q option?
> > mkisofs did never have a -q option.
> This was on the man page I looked at, I copied the above example line from it. Here is some
> context for the line:
> To handle drives that need to know the size of a track
> before starting to write, first run
> mkisofs -R -q -printâ??size /master/tree
the mkisofs never did have the string "-q" not the string "/master/tree"
But I just did fint that there is a type in the "cdrecord" man page.
Thank you for pointing me to this problem.
> > I do not understand you.
> > mkisofs will just skip the files >= 4GB and put the rest into the ISO-9660
> > filesystem.
> Sorry, I meant when I use cdrecord to try to write the files in the directory. From what you
> said before, I thought this would write the file >= 4GB to the Double Layer disk:
No, it cannot write things that mkisofs did not put into the image.
> >If you have problems with double layer disks, better use the cdrecord that
> >comes with cdrtools-2.01.01a24. Note that you need to call cdrecord as root
> >or install it suid root.
> Have I misunderstood? I thought the above was saying I could write files >4GB (my problem)
> to Double Layer disks with cdrecord.
You did _also_ complain about a problem when writing to the media using
growisofs. This is why I pointed you to cdrecord.
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