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Re: old never used memorex cd media


Gene Heskett wrote:
> Does old, these are at least 5 years old, cd'r media go bad?

Not necessarily. More often a drive loses the ability to work with
media which are still good with other drives.

> However the sha256sum's of both the file and the just burnt /dev/sr0
> match. This is the 5th burn attempted.

And the first 4 CDs did not match ?

> So as yet, I feel like I'm on windows-3.0.

I avoid this effect by staying with fvwm2 and my old configuration from
around year 2000.

Have a nice day :)