Re: Archiving content of a directory on a DVD-R.
- Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:31:56 +0100
- From: "Thomas Schmitt" <scdbackup@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Archiving content of a directory on a DVD-R.
> > $ dd if=/dev/sr0 count=1 >/dev/null 2>&1
> > which shall pull in the tray and wait until the drive is ready, does not
> > work any more.
Dan Ritter wrote:
> Is this approximately equivalent to `eject -t` ?
Yes. And equivalently broken. Only burn programs still do wait for the
drive to become ready, because they rely on the sr driver only for a
few ioctls(), especially SG_IO, which performs SCSI command transactions.
Have a nice day :)