"readcd" can read unfinalized DVD+R media (was Re: finalizing DVD+R media ?)
On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 09:52:18PM +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> Luigi Rizzo <email@example.com> wrote:
> > My apologies if this is a recurrent question but some amount of
> > searching of the mailing list did not bring any working solution.
> > I have an unfinalised DVD+R media (recorded on a Philips HDD/DVD recorder)
> > which I am unable to read on any of the Windows/OSX/FreeBSD machines
> > I have tried. The recorder itself is however able to read data from
> > the disk (a 2hr recording from TV).
> > Track Sess Type Start Addr End Addr Size
> > ==============================================
> > 1 1 Data 0 15871 15872
> > 2 1 Data 15888 2295103 2279216
> > Last session start address: 0
> > Last session leadout start address: 2295104
> > Next writable address: 1225952
> > Remaining writable size: 2279216
> The disk has one track that has been finished with a short lead out.
> There is a second track that is currently been written to.
> I cannot tell anything about the file system data structure inside
> these tracks.....
> readcd f=/dev/null sectors=0-15872
> readcd f=/dev/null sectors=15888-1225952
> should both give no errors on your system.
> If you verify this, then the problem is the filesystem on the medium....
readcd did the job -- thanks a lot for the suggestion
(don't know what the format is but there is raw data that
mplayer is able to interpret correctly from the output
(and i changed the subject so hopefully it will pop out in searches)
thanks a lot