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Tim 11-20-2007 06:00 AM

Dual layer dvd burning
On Mon, 2007-11-19 at 18:26 -0500, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Most DVD ROM drives will *read* DL drives.

I think they'd all *have* to, unless they were only ever intended for
single-layer data use only. DVD-video has been the biggest user of DVD
since it's inception, and double-layer was always a part of its

(This box runs FC5, my others run FC4 & FC6, in case that's
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"Roberto Malinverni" 11-20-2007 08:46 AM

Dual layer dvd burning
> -----Messaggio originale-----
> From: "Kevin J. Cummings" <>
> While the drives are capable of holding 8GB of data, the filesystem is
> *still* not capable of holding a file >= 2GB. This is usually not a
> problem when writing video onto these drives as the VOB filesize is <
> 2GB anyways. When using them to write backups of large files, games
> must be played to get the data to fit.
> --

You can burn files >= 2Gb using UDF, and files >=4Gb using
with growisofs. You need to mount the burned disk with "-t udf".

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