[CentOS] Created a DVD from Gnome Desktop -CentOS-5.3

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Tue Oct 20 15:48:47 UTC 2009

At Tue, 20 Oct 2009 10:32:40 -0400 (EDT) CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> I am trying to put the dvd iso image of CentOS-5.4 onto a DVD.  I
> have an LG multi-writer installed.  I have used this device on this
> host to created CDs in the past but this is my first attempt at
> creating a dvd.
> When I put a blank DVD-R media in the drive then I see a desktop
> icon for "CD-ROM Disc" created.  When I open the bittorent folder

This means that the DVD-R you inserted has something on it already. A
truely blank DVD-R won't give you an icon since there is no file system
that can be mounted.

> and click on the iso image "CentOS-5.4-x86_64-bin-DVD.iso" then I am
> prompted to open the image with "CD/DVD Creator".  When I do this
> then I get a new window opened with the image file in the lower
> portion and an entry at the top labelled:
> CD/DVS Creator Folder and a button labled "Write to Disc"
> When I click on write to disc I am prompted to either create from
> image or create from file.  I select image and am propted for the
> speed. I select maximum possible (the default) and press the write
> button.  I get this error:
> Insert a rewritable or blank disc
> Please put a disc, with at least 4.3 GiB free, into the drive.  The
> following disc types are supported:
> I get the same thing if I use a DVD-RAM.  What is going on?  I have
> used the same model dvd writer on a MSWindows stations and have
> created readible dvds therefrom.
> Any ideas on how to proceed?

I'd just use cdrecord from the command line, but that is just me.


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