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Re: can't mount homemade cdroms on one machine

On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 12:13:35PM -0600, Todd Pytel wrote:
> Yup, pretty much. Some older machines I work with (`96-`97 era) don't
> even spin up for CD-RW's - the hardware has no idea the disc is there.
> CD-R's work fine though. But I would think `98 era drives would be
> better behaved. Maybe the fact that it was an early DVD unit meant that
> they cut some corners in the CD department. Might be worth trying out
> some other media as well.
> --Todd

     You are right CD-R's I make work fine.  

     This gave me a chance to try out my new favorite command from the
     new "Linux Server Hacks" book.  

mkisofs -r . | ssh quag "cdrecord -v speed=24 dev=0,0,0 fs=8m -data -"

Worked like a charm.

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