Re: DVD-Ram diagnostics
>From: Jan =?utf-8?q?L=C3=BChr?= <email@example.com>
>I was told, that DVD-Ram is very secure because of its structure. Today a
>nearly four months old DVD-Ram failed. (Maxell, non-cartrigde version). My
>LG-4081B throw some i/o errors when I tried to dd the dvd-ram with random
>data in order to encrypt it.
>I could not see any scratches, dust or any fingerprints on the dvd.
>What might have gone wrong? How can I detect it? How do I proctect my other
DVD-RAM is no more secure than DVD-RW if both are not inside a cartridge.
If you use "Formatted" DVD (non RAM) media, you of course need to make sure
that you are using Mt. Fuji (DVD-RW) or Mt. Rainier (DVD+RW), otherwise DVD-RAM
is still better.
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