Re: dvd writing
From: Joachim Feise (me_at_privacy.net)
Date: Mon, 03 May 2004 16:30:10 +0200
Matthew Paterson said on 5/3/2004 16:55:
> On Mon, 03 May 2004 15:25:34 +0200, Joachim Feise wrote:
>>You may need to do bitsetting. Basically, changing a couple of bits on the
>>DVD to indicate that it is a DVD-ROM.
>>I don't think this patched cdrecord does that. I don't think even the
>>official cdrecord-prodvd allows that. But the dvd+rw-tools (growisofs etc)
>>contain a bitsetting program. And of course, your burner also needs to
> I see.
> I tried :
> growisofs -Z /dev/dvdrw -dvd-video DVD/
> and got this error :
> :-( unable to INQUIRY: Invalid argument
> any idea what that means?
Does /dev/dvdrw exist? Where does it link to?
And -dvd-video is a wrong option. The option is -dvd-compat,
as man growisofs clearly states.
Finally, your command line instructs growisofs to use mkisofs
to create an ISO9660 filesystem, containing the files in the
I doubt that a disk with an IOS9660 filesystem is readable
as dvd video. You probably have to burn just the avi file.