Re: Big problems w/ writing any type of cdrom
--- Bijan Soleymani <email@example.com> wrote:
> Joris Huizer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Hello,
> > Carl Fink, thanks for you're help so far!
> > I just tried the diff program on both the
> > cdrom/cd_image and cdrom/source dir - and neither
> > a difference, except files in the source dir I
> > aren't in the cdimage as they were added later.
> > Now, I try to copy files from the cdrom back onto
> > /tmp - and there are NO errors (!!) I tried on a
> > laptop before which has problems each time; is it
> > possible the cd can't be successfully read by the
> > laptop I tried on because of problems with the
> > itself ?? Does it need special programs or
> something -
> > or does this mean something is malfunctioning
> Many older cdrom drives can't read CD-Rs and
> (especially) CD-RWs. I
> remember an old computer I had that always had
> trouble with CD-Rs (I
> had to tip the computer over at a 30 degree angle
> for it to read
> Most CD-ROM drives nowadays are something called
> "multi-read capable"
> or something like that. Which means they can read
> CD-R and CD-RW. But
> for a long time that wasn't the case.
> Hope that helps,
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Thanks Bijan - that was the problem - it seems this
laptop can't stand rewritable CDs - but it can read
recordable cds and I'm now installing with the 1st
debian cd (I'm going to burn more cds soon!)
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