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Re: dvd+rw-mediainfo does not return enough data on DVD-R

"Gene Cumm" <gene.cumm+deb@gmail.com> wrote:

> While trying to compare reviews on different DVD-R media at
> http://www.videohelp.com/dvdmedia, I found that dvd+rw-mediainfo did
> not return as much data as DVDInfoPro or DVDIdentifier when passing
> more than one argument.  Running `dvd+rw-mediainfo /dev/dvdrw
> <RANDOM_STRINGS>`, per the source code and miscellaneous posts
> scattered across the web, returns a lot of debugging data.  When
> dvd+rw-mediainfo returns the "media code", the equivalent to the ATIP
> information for a DVD, it only returns 44 (4+40) bytes for a DVD-R[W].
>  DVDInfoPro/DVDIdentifier return 48 bytes.  Some media actually has
> data in those missing 4 bytes, including some Sonys I have.
> Does anyone have an idea at what the "official" length of the media code is?

I am not sure what you are talking about and I do never use dvd+rw-mediainfo
as it returns too fre winformation for my needs.

Did you try

	cdrecord -atip
	cdrecord -minfo



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