[CentOS] DVD Burner

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Fri Aug 1 12:20:34 UTC 2008


Mad Unix wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 1:02 PM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> 
>> 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.

You top posted, ... I fixed it for you :D

 >
 > I want to use mondo to do full images of my system on DVD's ...
 >

anyway, I do not use mondo, BUT it looks like they have RPMS that should 
work w/centos5 here:

http://mondorescue.muskokamug.org/rhel/5/

After following their instructions for installing:

http://www.mondorescue.org/docs/mondorescue-howto/installation.html

you should be able to just use the DVD command from here:

http://www.mondorescue.org/docs/mondoarchive.8.html

Thanks,
Johnny Hughes

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