Gregoire Favre wrote:
I just find it more convenient to use growisofs with multi-session. Has nothing to do with how well it works, just an easier to use user interface.On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 01:20:48PM +0100, Thomas Schmitt wrote: Hello :-)I have used cdrecord-proDVD on DVD-RW and on DVD+RW without unexpected problems. Since about 1.5 years, cdrecord from Joerg's sources offers the proDVD capabilities.Same for me on my old burner, but I got tired of changing the key for cdrecord-proDVD and switched to growisofs.
And growisofs works on drives which lack DOA capabilities. cdrecord tells me, correctly, that the device won't do -dao, but it doesn't burn the DVD. I don't recall having problems with using -sao, but I usually use DVD-R as well, so my experience is limited, although I do sometimes use DVD+R for various reasons.I would rather bet that cdrecord -dao is able to burn a DVD+R which is equivalent to one burned by growisofs -dvd-compat.
But i have to confess that i never tried it.
Good to know.I did with old source at the begining of cdrecord with DVD support, at that time one should still need to specify the size of the session before burning, which I thought was really a non sense as the program could easyly calculate it for us. I read the new manual from cdrecord and it seems it hasn't changed in that aspect.but I would take a RW media ;-)DVD+RW are a completely different game. Other command sequences, other pitfalls.I do wrote a media using cdrecord now and the result was just perfect. I attach the script I used to do the burning. The DVD was perfectly readable under OSX.
Final note: one burner which doesn't support DOA is
Vendor_info : 'PIONEER '
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