On Wed, 9 Sep 2009 22:33:27 -0400 (EDT), Chris Hill <ch...@monochrome.org> wrote: > On Wed, 9 Sep 2009, Al Plant wrote: > > > Aloha, > > > > on FreeBSD 8 Current > > > > I have installed growisofs. I want to burn a DVD R of > > /path/7.2-RELEASE-p1-i386-disc1.iso . > > > > #growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/cd0=/path/7.2-RELEASE-p1-i386-disc1.iso . > > > > Got this from FreeBSD handbook. Get no such file or directory error. Whats > > wrong with the syntax? > > Nothing is wrong with the syntax, although your command above says the ISO > file is in a directory called /path. Does the directory exist? Is the ISO > in that directory? Permissions OK on everything? Does /dev/cd0 point to > your burner? And as Adam said, make sure you have atapicam loaded.
The nampage of growisofs lists /dev/dvd in its EXAMPLES section. That's why I'm using link cd0 dvd in /etc/devfs.conf, so you can easily use the examples for your own command purposes. Note that for accessing the ATAPICAM facility, it may be neccessary to have at least +w for group (operator) for the /dev/cd and the /dev/pass device the DVD writer is refered by. Use the camcontrol command to check: % camcontrol devlist <HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GSA-H58N 1.01> at scbus2 target 0 lun 0 (cd0,pass1) % ll /dev/cd0 /dev/pass1 crw-rw-r-- 1 root operator 0, 116 Sep 10 10:10 /dev/cd0 crw-rw---- 1 root operator 0, 115 Sep 10 10:10 /dev/pass1 % ll /dev/dvd lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 3 Sep 10 10:10 /dev/dvd@ -> cd0 > > Is this the correct way to copy an .iso onto a DVD-R for installs? > > It burns the ISO to the disk as a premastered disk, which is what you want > in this situation. If you wanted to just copy the ISO as a file, you'd > replace the = sign with a space. In the last case you mentioned, growisofs would create an ISO-9660 file systen on the DVD which then contains one .iso file. That's possible, but won't create the result the OP wanted, I think. > > Or can I just use burncd like somebody on the BSD forum said they did? > > I have no idea what somebody on the BSD forum said :^) The burncd command usually refers to burning CDs, not DVDs, allthough it may be possible that it can be used for DVDs, too. But I'm not familiar with it anymore, because I use growisofs for DVDs and cdrecord / cdrdao for CDs; both of them use the ATAPICAM facility. -- Polytropon Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"