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RE: help....


Thanks for the info I'll email them from now on.....

--Thanks again for the reply, Oh how do I open a "Closed Session media?"

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-----Original Message-----
From: Andy Polyakov [mailto:appro@fy.chalmers.se] 
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 4:56 AM
To: Donofrio, Lewis
Subject: Re: help....


Note that as of May 2003 I've decided to advise users to turn to
<cdwrite@other.debian.org> on support matters. Subscribe page is at
http://lists.debian.org/cdwrite/, archive - at

> ***SNIPPED***
> root@localhost dvd+rw-tools-]# dvd+rw-format -lead-out
> /dev/cdrom1
> * DVDRW format utility by <appro@fy.chalmers.se>, version 4.4.
> * 4.7GB DVD+RW media detected.
> * relocating lead-out 10.3\
> ***SNIPPED***
> Why does this *die* at 10.3%?

It doesn't *die*, it finished the job and gracefully exited. As page
mentions, media gets formatted only partially, it doesn't mean that you
can only write that little, so just proceed...

> ***SNIPPED***
> [root@localhost dvd+rw-tools-]# growisofs -M /dev/cdrom1 -R
> -J /home
> :-( /dev/cdrom1 doesn't look like isofs...
> ***SNIPPED***

-M implies that you've previosly recorded media with growisofs -Z.

> What did I do to my 10$ media???

You formatted it, that's about it... A.

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