[CentOS] DVD Burner

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Fri Aug 1 11:02:28 UTC 2008


John R Pierce wrote:
> Mad Unix wrote:
>> I've purchased an LG DVD Burner (GSA-E60L) External super Multi DVD 
>> Rewiter for my PE2950 Dell Server attached via USB.
>> Can someone guide me to set up the DVD with Linux, and which tools 
>> should I use to burn DVD?
>>
>> [root at PowerEdge1 /]#  cdrecord -scanbus
>> ...
>>        6,0,0   600) 'HL-DT-ST' 'DVD-RAM GSA-E60L' '1.00' Removable CD-ROM
>>   
> 
> 
>    # cdrecord dev=6,0,0 yourfile.iso
> 
> will burn a dvd-r in data mode with the specified .iso file.  you can 
> build .iso files with mkisofs from regular files.
> 
> see...
> 
>    # man cdrecord
>    # man mkisofs
> 
> for more options

also, since the system sees the device already, if you have a GUI 
Desktop installed on the 2950, you can use k3b to create ISOs.

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