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Re: Archiving content of a directory on a DVD-R.




Hi,

i wrote:
> >   $ 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 :)

Thomas