[CentOS] formating DVR-RW

Wed Apr 25 15:20:33 UTC 2018
Scott Robbins <scottro11 at gmail.com>

On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 11:07:58AM -0400, Fred Smith wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 09:30:46AM -0500, Bill Gee wrote:
> > 
> > It is possible that the optical drive in your computer does not support DVD-RW 
> > media.  The only way I know of to find what media are supported is to use K3B.  
> > If you go to Settings - Devices, you should get a list of readable and 
> > writable media for each device.
> > 
> > Bill Gee
> potentially stupid question here: Why would one format a cd/dvd?
> I've never had to do that, I just write to 'em.
> for what purpose or need would one format one?

If you have a rewriteable one.  I am assuming (and we all know what that
means :) ) that the OP has such a disk.  

Otherwise, I can't think of another use case where one would format an
unused drive, but there may be one.


Scott Robbins
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