Re: One for DVD+RW/hcn.html
First of all, thanks for the test. I'll look into results later on...
>> Meaning that I probably should stop implying
>> that expanding ssa is a reliable operation...
> It is quite optimistic to hope for data survival
> over a FORMAT UNIT command. :))
But as you could see yourself it actually works:-) Either way, there was
an oversight from my side: dvd+rw-format should have used Format Type 1,
Spare Area Expansion, which actually specified to preserve defect list
and therefore recorded data intact.
> With sub type 2 i get a zillion "Z" characters
> on the media. (Probably because of the snooze slow
> formatting speed.)
Yes, it test-writes the whole media. A.