[CentOS] burning an image

Fri Apr 16 23:25:32 UTC 2010
david walcroft <dwalcroft at bigpond.com>

On 04/17/2010 12:07 AM, Todd Denniston wrote:
> david walcroft wrote, On 04/15/2010 10:59 PM:
>> On 04/15/2010 11:10 AM, Kahlil Hodgson wrote:
>>> On 15/04/10 09:58, david walcroft wrote:
>>>> I downloaded CentOS-5.4-x86_64-bin-DVD.iso but I haven't used Centos
>>>> before and I've haven't used a -bin-DVD.iso before,every attempt so far
>>>> to burn one has produced coasters,what do I do to get an image.
>>> I've had graphical apps give me coasters on occasion.  From the command
>>> line you can try:
>>> 	growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/dvd=CentOS-5.4-x86_64-bin-DVD.iso
>> [david at reddwarf ~]$ growisofs -dvd-compat -Z
>> /dev/dvd=rpm/CentOS-5.4-x86_64-bin-DVD.iso
>> :-( /dev/dvd: media is not recognized as recordable DVD: 0
>> I used a dvd-rw and a dvd-rw-dl with the same results.
>> Thanks  david
> I tend to use /dev/dvdwriter, it should not make a difference as they are all softlinks to
> /dev/YourDVDdevice, though I think I have seen some difference in behavior when used as /dev/dvd vs
> /dev/cdrom  by gnome-mount.
> As I don't think you have been clear on this point yet...is your *_MEDIA_* DVD+RW or DVD-RW, or one
> of the DVD+R or DVD-R variety?
> The following links may be of some use for an attempt at "blanking" the disk before reuse.
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/creating-dvds.html#AEN25355
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/creating-dvds.html#AEN25401
> it looks like, from my quick read, DVD-RW may need an explicit blank before reuse
> Of course the source of growisofs may be of use
> http://fy.chalmers.se/~appro/linux/DVD+RW/
I use a mix of media. dvd-rw and dvd+r dl
Is the 'bin' in CentOS-5.4-x86_64-bin-DVD.iso of any significance,as I 
haven't seen it before.

  Thanks  david