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I did it! I did it!

Friday, December 28th, 2001
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All of the UCB episodes, eleven hours of video+sound, on one disc. Oh yeah! And now...

Kev's Guide to Burning DVDs in Linux
It's been a long confusing road, but I've arrived. It is possible to burn DVDs in the Linux OS without paying Jörg Schilling $100.

Step 1: Download cdrtools 1.11a11.
Step 2: Patch cdrtools with the cdrecord dvd patch
Step 3: Burn DVD with cdrecord like normal except:
  • driver=mmc_mdvd
  • Add the option -packet
It's that easy!
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[User Picture]From: skullie
2001-12-27 10:32 pm (UTC)
hey, would you, uhh, sell a copy of that to me?
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2001-12-27 11:01 pm (UTC)
Download them yourself! There's an ftp with all of them, I forget where. Easy to find though.
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[User Picture]From: the_chuck
2001-12-27 10:52 pm (UTC)
wait wait wait..

is that a regular cd-r? burned with a regular cd-rw burning drive? =o
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2001-12-27 10:58 pm (UTC)
No no, it's a DVD-R, burned with a consumer DVD-RW burning drive. This used to take 6 CD-Rs! :)
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[User Picture]From: the_chuck
2001-12-28 07:16 am (UTC)
damn. that's, like, expensive. =o

nice. :P
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From: ex_md744
2001-12-27 11:22 pm (UTC)
C:\Documents and Settings\md\Desktop\inu yasha\ 6.00 GB (6,444,509,184 bytes)

IT DOESN'T FIT! I'd need more layers before I could consider buying a dvd-rw. :P

I don't even want to think about putting these on cds...
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[User Picture]From: suppafly
2001-12-29 11:46 am (UTC)
when you can play dvdr's in a settop box, i might consider getting one.. until then they have no use to me..
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2001-12-29 05:37 pm (UTC)
DVD-R plays in nearly all consumer DVD players. It's the other formats like DVD-RAM and DVD+RW that have problems.
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[User Picture]From: suppafly
2001-12-30 04:35 pm (UTC)


cool.. i had no idea.. i was under the impression that all consumer grade dvd writers would not play produce discs that would play in settop boxes..
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[User Picture]From: bitman
2002-01-05 12:40 am (UTC)
But is there a make cycle after the patching? Or are no sources involved?
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