Re: growisofs should have a method for padding
> I would have expected that what was true of CDs would be true with
So let us assume for now that DVDs are still safe
in that aspect. At least no real problems have
been reported. (Nevertheless i pad 300 kB)
> My (likely outdated) experience passing a CD-sized chunk of bytes over
> a pipe was quite unpleasant. It mad the system's performance quite
Hm. There was another report about pipes and growisofs
mentioned by Peter Osterlund recently.
I never experienced such unpleasant effects with
vanilla SuSE 9.1.
>From your answer to Volker:
> ... where the dd does the truncating ... busted
> the disk cache ...
You did not use dd bs=1 , did you ?
(Throughput on AMD 2600+: 1.6 MB/s = 1.2x DVD)
Have a nice day :)